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Blood Amber

In-Person screening

Maltings Henry Travers
22 September 2018, 16:30 – 18:05

Somewhere in Burma, a forest rich in amber is controlled by the Kachin Independence Army. For most of the inhabitants, amber mining is their only means of subsistence. Working in harsh conditions under constant threat from the government army, these forest villagers live in fear and despair, with a future as dark as the end of the mining tunnel. Blood Amber is a richly cinematic documentary experience.

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Blood Amber

Somewhere in Burma, a forest rich in amber is controlled by the Kachin Independence Army. For most of the inhabitants, amber mining is their only means of subsistence. Working in harsh conditions under constant threat from the government army, these forest villagers live in fear and despair, with a future as dark as the end of the mining tunnel. Blood Amber is a richly cinematic documentary experience.

Director

Lee Yong Chao

UK Premiere

Production Countries

Myanmar Taiwan

Production Year

2017

Duration

95 mins

Dialogue Languages

Burmese Chinese

Subtitle Language

English