Handcrafted Films

Inspirational People – Bertil Lintner

‘Inspirational People’, a new series strand by Handcrafted Films, looks at some of the inspiring individuals we have met through our work. Bertil Linter is a Swedish journalist who has written numerous books and articles on Burma and is considered to be one of the most knowledgeable foreign journalists on Burmese affairs. In this short film we look through his extensive archive of documents, magazines and articles which were published during the popular Pro-Democracy Protests of 1988 and were smuggled out of the country during the brutal military crackdown.