ABOUT THE FILM
The film follows the stories and sacrifices of former political prisoner Bo Kyi and an underground team who work tirelessly and often at great risk on behalf of their jailed colleagues.
It illuminates the profoundly inspiring political vision of many recently released prisoners, at a time when Burma is just beginning historical change towards democratic reform.
And it shows why the prisoners' moral courage and leadership will be vital during the fragile period ahead in a Burma on the cusp of change.
'Into the Current' deepens our understanding of the long Burmese quest to replace dictatorship with a modern democracy that respects human rights and ensures lasting peace in ethnic areas impacted by war and gross human rights abuses.
The film poses key questions about the legal and institutional reforms needed to end political repression and torture. It looks at how key leader Aung San Suu Kyi can contribute to lasting change with her candidacy in upcoming elections -- and it shows just why it is so vital now that the polls are free and fair.
02/04/12 8:00 PM Santa Barbara International Film Festival
02/05/12 10:00 AM Santa Barbara International Film Festival
03/10/12 6:00 PM Oakland Asian Cultural Center
03/12/12 4:00 PM Stanford University, Bechtel Conference Center
03/13/12 11:10 AM City College of San Francisco
03/13/12 4:00 PM Santa Clara University, Bannan Hall
03/14/12 12:00 PM Sonoma State University
03/14/12 6:00 PM University of California, Berkeley
03/15/12 6:00 PM San Francisco Film Collective, 145A Golden Gate St
03/16/12 6:30 PM Meaningful Movies, Seattle WA
03/17/12 1:30 PM Elliott Bay Book Co, Seattle WA
03/17/12 4:00 PM World Affairs Council, Seattle WA
03/18/12 6:00 PM The Durgas Concert & Film Screening
03/19/12 3:00 PM University of San Francisco, Cowell 106
03/20/12 7:00 PM Utah Film Center
03/22/12 7:00 PM Cinema Connect Screening
03/26/12 12:30 PM George Washington University
03/27/12 4:30 PM George Mason University
03/30/12 TBD New York University Law Students for Human Rights
04/03/12 TBD Southwest Illinois University http://www.intothecurrent.org/about_film.html