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2017 | B/N | 100:00

Ashin Wirathu, the Venerable W., is an influential Buddhist monk in Myanmar who has led a violent, racist, decades-long persecution of the country’s Muslim minority. Besieged by Wirathu’s followers and by certain government institutions, hundreds of Muslims have been killed, thousands of homes have been burned, and tens of thousands have fled the country. -: CLEANED :-


Direction: Schroeder; Barbet
Production: Baier; Lionel, Menegoz; Argaret
Photography: Clay Mendoza; Victoria
Sound: Prat; Georges, Eidenbenz; Florian
Music: Arriagada; Jorge
Participation year at FICM: 2017

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