08/14/2009 05:12 am ET Updated Dec 06, 2017

Andrew Buncombe: Richard Gere and Burma's amazing journalists

Today I watched a remarkable film that anyone who is interested in journalism, in Burma, in the fight for democracy or in humanity's capacity for amazing bravery in the face of overwhelming odds, really ought to go and see. The documentary is called Burma VJ and it goes on release at 40 cinemas across the UK.

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