Virtual Borders| 1hr : 30mins
Director: Manu Luksch | Producer: Dara Khera, Paul Bucknor
Focus Years: 2003 | Country: United Kingdom
VIRTUAL BORDERS tells the story of an Akha village headman, Abaw Buseuv, who goes on a journey from Thailand to China. He is accompanied by a Akha radio broadcaster and the filmmaker. Their aim is to attend the gathering of the Akha people and to transmit discussions about their situation and future of the Akha people to remote mountain villages. The 3 million Akha are an ethnic minority group scattered across the border regions of the five countries Thailand, Burma (Myanmar), China, Vietnam and Laos.