Blood Amber

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Blood Amber

Directed by Lee Yong-chao

  • Taiwan 2017; 96 min
  • Original version: Mandarin, Burmese
  • Genre: Documentary
    • 2018 Taiwan International Documentary Festival - Taiwan Competition
    • 2017 Busan International Film Festival - Wide Angle: Documentary Showcase
    • 2017 Locarno Festival - Semaine de la critique
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Synopsis

Somewhere in Burma, a forest rich in amber is controlled by the Kachin Independence Army. For most of the inhabitants, amber mining is their bread and butter, and their only hope to escape from poverty. Working in harsh condition under constant threat from government army, these forest villagers live in fear and despair, with a future as dark as the end of the mining tunnel...

Production

  • LEE YONG-CHAO

     

International Sales

  • SWALLOW WINGS FILMS CO., LTD.

    Albert Yao 

Festival Bookings

  • TAIWAN DOCS

    Jessie Yang