In a remote region of eastern Myanmar—already scarred by colonialism, logging, land seizure from indigenous peoples, civil war and neglect—the construction of a road may appear to be a further violation of nature. Yet, in the course of depicting the harsh realities of manual labour, A Day’s Work asks if a route connecting areas controlled by the Burmese army and four rival ethnic rebel groups may actually signify a step towards peace and development.
This film is available for the extension of the festival, until Sunday 14 November.
This film is available for audiences worldwide.
You can watch it with the following Festival Passes: