Film southasia

"Festival of southasian documentries"

Student

LISTEN

Directed by MIN MIN HEIN | 13' | Myanmar

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Synopsis

Portrait of a revolutionary artist exiled from Myanmar.

‘Listen’ is a documentary portrait of revolutionary artist Chaw Ei Then. Exiled from her homeland of Myanmar, she uses visually striking and emotionally unsettling performance art as a means of dissent, giving voice to her experience of oppression as well as her inner struggles.

ABOUT DIRECTOR

Min Min Hein began his career in film with a short documentary titled Monksin (2013).The film won the Best Documentary Award in the Solidarity Shorts International Film Contest (Warsaw). Hisother short narratives and documentaries include A Treasure of Dry Zone (2014), At the Horizon (2014), Hope (2015) and Listen (2017). As Directing Fellow at the Asian Film Academy, Min was mentored by the auteur Bela Tarr. In 2018, he founded the BurmaCat Films production company in Yangon.

FSA Year :   2019
Runtime :  13'
Language :   English,
Country :   Myanmar,
Director :   MIN MIN HEIN
Producer :  Min Min Hein, Sai Win Htut San
Release Year :   2017

FILM AT FESTIVAL

Selection Type: Student
Festival Edition: 2019
Award: