Killing Time (10’08”)

2010

Synopsis

A humorous look at an endearing teenager living in Yangon. Tall and skinny ‘Little Baby’ finally gets up at noon to begin his day of watching television, playing video games and singing off-key with his mates in a karaoke bar – rounding things off with a game of football in the evening. “As a child all I did was sleep and play” he says, delightfully oblivious to the irony of his own words: “Now I’m older, I’m much more aware”.

Killing Time

Credits

Director: Nyi Lynn Seck
Camera: Eh Mwee
Sound: Han Linn Aung
Editor: Hnin Ei Hlaing

Biography

Graphic designer and video artist Nyi Lynn Seck joined YFS in 2009. After graduating in video art from Lasalle College of the Arts in Singapore he turned his attention to the history of the Myanmar language and is currently trying to set up a resource centre for Myanmar scholars. An enthusiastic blogger since 2004, his articles and short stories can be found at http://nyilynnseck.blogspot.com

Director’s filmography (selection)

2009 Good Girl (6’35”, director)
2010 Killing Time (10’08”, director)

Screening History (selection)
May 2011 LA Asian Pacific Film Festival, Los Angeles, USA
November 2011 Festival International du Documentaire Étudiant, Saint-Ouen, France





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