About The Film
This film, currently in production, chronicles the
journey of an American family bringing aid to hundreds of
thousands of internally displaced people caught in Burma's war
zones, a bloody conflict that is one of the longest-running civil
war's in the world.
Since he was a child, Dave Eubank felt he was made to be a
soldier. Later becoming a commander in the 2nd Ranger Battalion
and Officer in the First Special Forces Group, he embodied the
Special Forces motto De Oppresso Liber, Free The Oppressed.
Shortly after leaving the military to attend seminary, friends of
his missionary parents called from Burma asking for help. He had
received a new mission.
Thousands of villagers were fleeing a major military offensive
on Burma's mountainous eastern border. While taking rucksacks of
medicine towards the areas of fighting, a Karen soldier and medic
stepped out of the trail and asked if he could help him. Soon
others joined their mission, and the Free Burma Rangers was
In the past 16 years, FBR has grown into a humanitarian relief
movement of more than 70 relief teams from more than 17 of
Burma's major ethnic groups that train, supply, and send relief
teams into areas of attack by the Burma Army.
The film will follow it's founder, David Eubank, and his wife
Karen and three young children -- Sahale, 14, Suu, 12, and Peter,
8 -- as they build bonds with the people of Burma, face trying
circumstances, and take risks to help bring a measure of hope and
love to the people of Burma.