Submitted by thmon on Mon, 08/15/2016 - 15:57
The Thai Philharmonic Orchestra, based in Bangkok, will stage concerts in Yangon, Mandalay and Nay Pyi Taw from
Submitted by ttwin on Mon, 08/01/2016 - 18:17
A documentary detailing the plight of a disabled girl is due to be shown at the Myanmar Film Festival in the US later this year.
Sein Lyun Htun’s 22-minute film, Un-silent Potato, will air at the festival in Los Angeles, which will take place on September 10 and 11.
“My documentary is about a disabled girl who was abused and didn’t get a fair trial for that abuse,” Sein Lyun Htun said, adding that he chose to direct the film because he believes media exposure is an effective antidote to ongoing rights violations in Myanmar.
Submitted by akkyaw on Sat, 06/18/2016 - 19:40
The film censorship board had said it banned the screening of a love story between an Austrian woman and a Shan prince over fears it could derail the peace process and damage the Tatmadaw’s image.
Austrian filmmaker Sabine Derflinger’s "Twilight Over Burma: My Life as a Shan Princess" is set in mid-20th century Burma and tells the true story of Inge Eberhard (now Sargent) and her marriage to a Shan prince who was arrested in the wake of the 1962 military coup before dying in mysterious circumstances.