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Collections, search results and other sources of videos and films on Burma

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Title: Handcrafted Films -- Burma section (video)
Date of publication: 10 May 2012
Description/subject: "Handcrafted Films is an independent UK based production company focusing on communicating complex contemporary issues into concise and accessible formats."...Currently 3 Burma-related videos
Language: English
Source/publisher: Handcrafted Films via Vimeo
Format/size: Adobe Flash
Date of entry/update: 10 May 2012


Title: "EngageMedia" (Video)
Description/subject: About: EngageMedia is a non-profit media, technology and culture organisation. EngageMedia uses the power of video, the Internet and open technologies to create social and environmental change. We harness old and new media to assist movements challenge social injustice and environmental damage, as well as to present solutions. EngageMedia works with independent film-makers, journalists, technologists, campaigners and social movements to generate wider audiences for stories of social change, to intervene in the public discourse and to move people to action. We demystify and provide strategies for the effect use of video distribution and engagement technologies; connect video makers and activists to media distributors and audiences; and form peer networks of media-makers, technologists and campaigners. The EngageMedia has offices in Indonesia and Australia, and team members in Singapore, Myanmar, the USA and the Philippines. Check out our team page for a full staff listing. Our team page is also available in Indonesian.
Language: English
Source/publisher: "EngageMedia"
Format/size: html
Alternate URLs: http://www.engagemedia.org/@@search?SearchableText=Myanmar+OR+Burma
Date of entry/update: 27 June 2015


Title: "The Irrawaddy" video page (video)
Description/subject: Videos (undated) in these categories: * Burma Election 2010 (19) * Culture and Society (19) * Dateline Irrawaddy (22) * Editorial Analysis (23) * English Subtitles (3) * Feature Documentaries (17) * News and Events (43)
Language: Burmese (some English subtitles)
Source/publisher: "The Irrawaddy"
Format/size: Adobe Flash
Alternate URLs: http://www.youtube.com/user/irrawaddynews
Date of entry/update: 21 March 2011


Title: 7,690,000 results from a Google search for Burma OR Myanmar video
Description/subject: 7,690,000 results for a Google search for: burma OR myanmar video...This is the widest search currently available.
Language: English etc.
Source/publisher: Google
Format/size: html
Date of entry/update: 14 January 2009


Title: ALTSEAN-Burma multimedia page
Language: English, Burmese
Source/publisher: ALTSEAN-Burma
Format/size: Widows Media Player, Quicktime
Date of entry/update: 14 January 2009


Title: Burma Campaign UK (Youtube page)
Description/subject: Videos and video clips on Burma
Language: English
Source/publisher: Burma Campaign UK
Format/size: Adobe Flash video
Alternate URLs: http://www.burmacampaign.org.uk/pm/videos.php
Date of entry/update: 10 January 2009


Title: Burma Campaign UK -- Playlist results for a Youtube search for "Burma Campaign UK" (videos)
Description/subject: Better metadata and more material than the BC-UK site
Language: English
Source/publisher: Burma Campaign UK via Youtube
Format/size: Adobe Flash
Date of entry/update: 23 February 2009


Title: Burma Democratic Concern (videos)
Description/subject: "... Burma Democratic Concern believes that the solution for the crisis of Burma is restoring democracy and rule of law. Burma Democratic Concern is embarking on flourishing democracy in Burma where everyone can enjoy the freedom of speech, press, beliefs, assembly and rule of law that emphasizes the protection of individual rights..."
Language: English, Burmese
Source/publisher: Burma Democratic Concern
Format/size: Adobe Flash
Alternate URLs: http://www.bdcburma.org/
Date of entry/update: 09 February 2009


Title: Burma Videos
Description/subject: "Some rarely seen glimpses into the horrors inflicted by the Burma Army under the orders of the vicious State Peace and Development Council (SPDC), the military dictatorship which rules Burma."
Language: English, Karen, Burmese
Source/publisher: Thailand Traveler
Format/size: Adobe Flash
Date of entry/update: 14 January 2009


Title: Daily Motion (video source)
Description/subject: Several hundred results from a search for videos on Burma, though some of them have very little to do with the country.
Language: English, Burmese, French, Turkish and many other languages
Source/publisher: Daily Motion
Format/size: Adobe Flash
Date of entry/update: 13 January 2009


Title: Democratic Voice of Burma (via Youtube)
Language: English
Source/publisher: Democratic Voice of Burma
Format/size: html
Alternate URLs: http://english.dvb.no/news.php?id=1209
Date of entry/update: 10 January 2009


Title: DVBtelevision Youtube webpage (video)
Description/subject: "Welcome to DVB's You Tube webpage. Here you'll find web versions of our daily broadcasts of news, commentary and documentary programmes about Burma. These programmes are in Burmese. For articles in English (and Burmese) visit our website at www.dvb.no.... The Democratic Voice of Burma is a non-profit Burmese media organization committed to responsible journalism.... Our mission is: to provide accurate and unbiased news to the people of Burma; to promote understanding and cooperation amongst the various ethnic and religious groups of Burma; to encourage and sustain independent public opinion and enable social and political debate, and, to impart the ideals of democracy and human rights to the people of Burma.... Please Note: Because of length and size restrictions of video files posted to You Tube, we usually have to break up our programmes into several parts. It is therefore recommended to view the programmes USING THE PLAYLISTS."
Language: Burmese, English
Source/publisher: Democratic Voice of Burma
Format/size: Adobe Flash
Date of entry/update: 31 January 2009


Title: Frontfilms blog (video)
Description/subject: Excerpts or complete films from Frontfilms: * Prayer of Peace [excerpt] * This is our Home * Karen Sorrow [in Karen language] * In Hiding * Fear & Hope * Steps to Freedom * The Enemy Came Plus still photos and text
Language: English, Karen
Source/publisher: Frontfilms
Format/size: html, Adobe Flash, jpeg
Alternate URLs: www.frontfilms.com
Date of entry/update: 14 January 2009


Title: Google search results for "Myanmar OR Burma Film"
Language: English
Source/publisher: Google
Format/size: html
Date of entry/update: 04 April 2012


Title: Google video
Description/subject: Results of a Google video search for "Burma"
Language: English,
Source/publisher: Google
Date of entry/update: 10 January 2009


Title: Mizzima Youtube page (videos)
Description/subject: 253 videos (February 2009)635 (May 2010)...Mostly in Burmese.
Language: Burmese, English
Source/publisher: MizzimaNewsTV
Format/size: Adobe Flash
Alternate URLs: http://www.youtube.com/user/mizzimanewsTV
Date of entry/update: 24 February 2009


Title: Playlist of 52 Burma videos on Youtube
Language: English, Francais, French
Source/publisher: Youtube
Format/size: Adobe Flash video
Date of entry/update: 10 January 2009


Title: Rehmonya video
Description/subject: 8 videos online (February 2009)
Language: Burmese, Mon
Source/publisher: Rehmonya
Format/size: Adobe Flash
Date of entry/update: 13 February 2009


Title: Results from a Google search for "Aung San Suu Kyi" video
Language: English etc.
Source/publisher: Google
Format/size: Adobe Flash etc.
Date of entry/update: 14 January 2009


Title: US Campaign for Burma (video page)
Description/subject: 45 campaigning videos (January 2009)
Language: English
Source/publisher: US Campaign for Burma
Format/size: Adobe Flash video
Date of entry/update: 10 January 2009


Title: Video Burma (video)
Description/subject: Mixed bag of sites with links to Burma-related videos. Some useful.
Language: English, Burmese
Source/publisher: Video Burma
Format/size: Adobe Flash, Quicktime
Date of entry/update: 10 January 2009


Title: Videos on Ashin Mettacara's blog (video)
Description/subject: 15 or so videos and clips from late 2007, mostly from Youtube
Language: English, Burmese
Source/publisher: Youtube, Reuters etc. via Ashin Mettacara's blog
Format/size: Adobe Flash
Date of entry/update: 25 January 2009


Title: Videos on Burma/Myanmar - speech, music, parades, demonstrations etc. on Youtube
Description/subject: 85,200 results for Burma, 82,000 for Burma OR Myanmar, 66,000 for Myanmar, 48,500 for Burmese (February 2012)...53,500 results for "Burma OR Myanmar" (December 2009) (30,000 in January 2009).Video clips, generally below 10 minutes in length. Use multi-term searches, including dates. Searches that brought many results: "Aung San Suu Kyi", "Than Shwe's Daughter's Wedding" "Zar Ga Nar", "Moustache brothers", Nargis, Burmese music etc.
Language: Burmese, English and many other languages
Source/publisher: Youtube
Format/size: Adobe Flash
Date of entry/update: 02 January 2009


Title: Vimeo (videos)
Description/subject: 1,733 search results for "Burma" (January 2012), some more than an hour long, including "Burma Soldier". 1280 for "Myanmar". Not all were specifically on Burma, but those which are cover a wide variety of subjects -- footage of the WWII Burma Theatre, Burmese breakdancing, tourist travelogues, The Burma Army, humanitarian assistance, Karen human rights victims...
Source/publisher: Vimeo
Format/size: Adobe Flash
Date of entry/update: 31 March 2011


Title: Witness (videos)
Description/subject: 105 human rights items (mainly videos) from a keyword search for Burma in the Witness Hub area; 88 items from a country search; 52 items from a search of the Media Archive (January 2009)
Language: English, Karen
Source/publisher: Witness
Format/size: Adobe Flash, html
Date of entry/update: 14 January 2009


Title: Yangon Film School - films and DVDs
Language: Burmese, English
Source/publisher: Yangon Film School
Format/size: Adobe Flash(?)
Alternate URLs: http://yangonfilmschool.org/film-index/'>http://yangonfilmschool.org/film-index/
http://yangonfilmschool.org
Date of entry/update: 04 April 2012


Title: Youth Voice - Free Voice For Youth (video)
Description/subject: "Youth Voice is a program for youth between 10 and 15 in and outside Burma. The independent news program is produced by the Democratic Voice of Burma (DVB) with help from Free Voice" ... Video archive of the DVB bi-weekly broadcast for children (since August 2008)
Language: Burmese
Source/publisher: Democratic Voice of Burma
Format/size: Adobe Flash
Date of entry/update: 31 January 2009