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Poetic justice: first steps on Myanmar’s long road to reform

Poetry is a national pastime in Myanmar, but it’s a dangerous pursuit that has landed many exponents in prison. Filmmaking couple Petr Lom and Corinne van Egeraat address this literary minefield in their documentary Burma Storybook. It chronicles the shifting political landscape in the 24 months since the country’s first openly contested elections in 25 years. […]