Ashin Sopaka is a Burmese exile. The military government has taken away his political status and his right to express himself. But they haven’t taken his right to walk. Ashin is a Peacewalker. Following in the spirit of Gandhi’s peaceful protests, Ashin has encouraged people from all over the world to walk in the name of peace and freedom. In 2007, he started a Peacewalk that would span the length of Thailand. During the walk, Ashin and his followers were continuously harassed and threatened by military authorities that tried to sabotage the walk. In this documentary, Ashin recounts his experiences of the Peacewalk and his hope for a better future for Burma and her people.
UNSPOKEN Film Festival 2011;
Third World Indie Film Festival 2012;
Human Rights Film Festival of Barcelona 2013;
etc. More info here: soulrebelfilms.com/project/
Directed by: Gary Forrester
Producer: Gigi Berardi
Executive Producer: Tony Clark
Music by: Matthew Evans
Sound Mix & Design: Grant Bridgeman
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