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Never Shall We Be Enslaved
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directed by Kyi Soe Tun, fl. 1990-2005 (Burma: Privately Published), 1 hour 9 mins
In Never Shall We Be Enslaved, award winning director Kyi Soe Tun focuses a Burmese lens on events at the end of the Burmese Kingdom and the beginning of British rule in the late 1880s. Britain has control of India and most of Burma, but the last monarch tries to postpone the inevitable by concessions to British...
directed by Kyi Soe Tun, fl. 1990-2005 (Burma: Privately Published), 1 hour 9 mins
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Talking Heart
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(Privately Published, 1968), 1 hour 53 mins
Inspired by a Hollywood film starring Lana Turner, this Myanmar love story centers on a young doctor, Myo Khine, who's about to marry his girlfriend Tin Tin Maw. But Tin's mother objects the union when it is revealed Myo's mother is not from a decent background. Distraught, Tin runs away and marries Myo anyway. On...
(Privately Published, 1968), 1 hour 53 mins
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The Sacrificial Heart
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directed by Kyi Soe Tun, fl. 1990-2005 (Burma: Privately Published), 2 hours 24 mins
Sacrificial Heart (2004) offers a rare cinematic glimpse of Burmese culture and history. Kyi Soe Tun, a five-time Myanmar academy award-winning director who has served as the chairman of the Myanmar Motion Picture Organization, draws on the eleventh century history of the Bagan Kingdom to tell a story of war an...
directed by Kyi Soe Tun, fl. 1990-2005 (Burma: Privately Published), 2 hours 24 mins
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Yangon Film School, Behind the Screen
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directed by Nwai Htway Aung, 1970-; produced by Yangon Film School, in Yangon Film School (London, England: Royal Anthropological Institute, 2012), 36 mins
A son dissects his parents’ marriage – they were film icons in 1960s Myanmar. It turns out the heartrending scenes they acted out on the silver screen are a pretty accurate reflection of their real lives. While the camera slides across the glamour photos from their heyday, the filmmaker looks on, entranced. He...
directed by Nwai Htway Aung, 1970-; produced by Yangon Film School, in Yangon Film School (London, England: Royal Anthropological Institute, 2012), 36 mins
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Yangon Film School, Lady of the Lake
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directed by Zaw Naing Oo, fl. 2011; produced by Yangon Film School, in Yangon Film School (London, England: Royal Anthropological Institute, 2014), 21 mins
Governments – even decades-old military regimes – may come and go but, like many rural communities in Myanmar (formerly known as Burma), the lives of the villagers of Pyun Su on the banks of Moe Yun Gyi lake are pervaded by deeper traditions – above all the lively cult of the nat.
directed by Zaw Naing Oo, fl. 2011; produced by Yangon Film School, in Yangon Film School (London, England: Royal Anthropological Institute, 2014), 21 mins
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