FLOATING LIFE (12’56”)

A family of vendors on a Yangon ferry boat

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Director and Cinematographer:    Wyn Htut
Editor & Sound Recordist:            Soe Arkar Htun

SYNOPSIS
A purely observational film that succeeds – without any narration – in describing
the life of a family of vendors on a Yangon ferry boat and builds to a nicely atmospheric finish.

BIOGRAPHY
Wynn Htut is a professional photographer turned filmmaker from Ayeyarwaddy Division whose first film, Life and Wish screened at Wathann Film Festival in 2013. Since joining Yangon Film School in 2014 he has worked on a number of films, notably as cinematographer on the Goethe-Institut Documentary Award winning Slate (dir. Khin Warso). He now divides his time between running his own photo studio in Yangon and filmmaking. His most recent works as both director and cinematographer were Father and Son and his second year YFS documentary project, Floating Life.

TECHNICAL DETAILS
Duration: 12’56’’ mins Format: 16:9 anamorphic / System: PAL Subtitles: English 2016

This film was produced by Yangon Film School (YFS), an award-winning non-profit organisation dedicated to supporting a diverse media culture in Myanmar.





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