Oxford 2010: Dispatches – Orphans of Burma’s Cyclone

  • Jeremy Williams (director and producer)
  • Evan Williams (director and producer)
  • Chaired by Gavin Freeguard (Administrator of the Orwell Prize)

The tenth of the Orwell Prize’s events at the Sunday Times Oxford Literary Festival 2010.

As part of a series of events marking the 75th anniversary of Orwell’s debut novel, Burmese Days, the Orwell Prize is delighted to screen Orphans of Burma’s Cyclone. First shown on TV as part of Channel 4’s Dispatches strand, the film – which follows eight Burmese orphans in the aftermath of Cyclone Nargis – won a prestigious Rory Peck Award.

  • Dispatches: Orphans of Burma’s Cyclone
  • The Orwell Prize: What next for Burma?
  • The Orwell Prize: Works by, and on, Orwell and Burma
  • Sunday Times Oxford Literary Festival
  • Orwell Prize events at the Oxford Literary Festival 2010
  • Orwell Prize events at the Oxford Literary Festival 2009
  • Orwell Prize event at the Oxford Literary Festival 2008

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