LE VENERABLE W.
Directed by : Barbet SCHROEDER
Year of production : 2017 Country : FRANCE, SWITZERLAND Length : 107 minutes
In Burma, the “Venerable Wirathu” is a highly influential Buddhist monk. Meeting him amounts to traveling to the heart of everyday racism and observing how Islamophobia and hate speech lead to violence and destruction. Yet this is a country in which 90% of the population has adopted Buddhism as a faith: a religion based on a peaceful, tolerant and non-violent way of life.
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