A Piece Of Eden (15’36”)

2007

Synopsis

A touching yet unsentimental film about how a 12-year-old boy suffering from muscular dystrophy finds support and friendship at a remarkable centre for the disabled run by an NGO in Yangon’s Insein township.

 

A Piece Of Eden

Credits

Director: Aung Nwai Htway
Camera: May Htoo Cho
Sound: Huin Ei Hlaing
Editor: Aung Nwai Htway

Biography
Born in Yangon in 1970, Aung Nwai Htway studied law before taking a Forever Group course in editing and subsequently joining the NGO Population Services International as an assistant editor. He first attended YFS workshops in 2006 and in 2007 tried his hand at directing. He is currently working on a documentary entitled Behind the Screen about his parents, both of whom were once well-known stage and screen performers in Burma.

Filmography (selection)
2007     A Piece Of Eden (15’36”, director and editor)
2008     Rays Of Hope (15’56”, director and editor)
2009     Our Forests, Our Future (23’15”, editor)

Screening History
September 2011 Mekong Country Day, Berlin, Germany





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