Burma Storybook

23rd
5.00pm Sat

Asia in Focus, Documentary

Directed by Petr Lom

Australian Premiere

Presented by special guests Director Petr Lom and Producer Corinne van Egeraat

A portrait of a country emerging from years of military dictatorship, told through Burmese poetry.

The documentary circles around the story of the country’s most famous dissident poet alive today, Maung Aung Pwint, as he recounts a life spent in exile and in jail and waits for his long-lost son to return home.

 

SPECIAL GUESTS

Join DIFF international guests Director Petr Lom and Producer Corinne van Egeraat for a post-film Q&A.

With special thanks to DIFF Partner SilkAir

Related Event:  Burma Storybook: a masterclass on the challenges of filming in Myanmar.

 

 

 

 

 

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A story full of poetry - in images, language, structure and form.

Filmkrant
Special Guests

Birch Carroll & Coyle Cinema - Darwin City

2017ctc
Myanmar
81 mins
Burmese with English subtitles
Art, Politics