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Burma VJ

Postby Ben » Tue Mar 02, 2010 11:43 am

Award winning documentary on the demonstrations and military crackdown in Burma in 2007
Its a must see.

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Re: Burma VJ

Postby appicchato » Tue Mar 02, 2010 1:00 pm

Thank you Ben...

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Re: Burma VJ

Postby Fede » Wed Mar 03, 2010 11:41 am

Video from Channel four has blocked it in my country on grounds of copyright.
Anyone know of a (legal and legitimate) means of bypassing this?
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Re: Burma VJ

Postby Bhikkhu Pesala » Wed Mar 03, 2010 12:09 pm

Move to the Nederlands ?
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Re: Burma VJ

Postby Ben » Wed Mar 03, 2010 12:41 pm

Hi Fede

Its actually being screened at the Courtyard at Hereford over the next few days.
http://burmavjmovie.com/apps/screenings
I am hoping that's around the corner from you. Maybe...maybe not?
Its worth going to see it if it is out of the way.
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“No lists of things to be done. The day providential to itself. The hour. There is no later. This is later. All things of grace and beauty such that one holds them to one's heart have a common provenance in pain. Their birth in grief and ashes.”
- Cormac McCarthy, The Road

Learn this from the waters:
in mountain clefts and chasms,
loud gush the streamlets,
but great rivers flow silently.
- Sutta Nipata 3.725

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Re: Burma VJ

Postby Fede » Wed Mar 03, 2010 4:26 pm

It's quite a distance, unfortunately.......
and the Netherlands aren't much better.....

ok... :juggling:
"Samsara: The human condition's heartbreaking inability to sustain contentment." Elizabeth Gilbert, 'Eat, Pray, Love'.

Simplify: 17 into 1 WILL go: Mindfulness!

Quieta movere magna merces videbatur. (Sallust, c.86-c.35 BC)
Translation: Just to stir things up seemed a good reward in itself. ;)

I am sooooo happy - How on earth could I be otherwise?! :D


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