Middle of the Road (11’55”)

2010

Synopsis

A rare glimpse into the life of one of Myanmar’s more privileged teenagers. As he guides his father’s comfortable saloon car around the dimly lit streets of Yangon by night, high school graduate Htet Linn Aung guardedly but tellingly shares his thoughts on friendship, his artistic ambitions and his fear of being poor.

Middle of the Road

Credits
Director: Sann Maw Aung
Camera: Kyaw Ko Ko
Sound: Zaw Moon
Editor: Melanie Sandford
Assistant Editor: Lay Thida
Project Mentor: Thiha Thwe

Biography

Journalist and writer Sann Maw Aung is of Rakhine (Arakanese) descent. She has a deep-seated interest in educational and environmental issues and is also a keen blogger. A member of YFS since 2009, what surprised her most about working on the edit of her first documentary Middle of the Road was ‘how things I never expected emerged from the material.’

Director’s filmography (selection)

2009 The Housekeeper (3’29”, director)
2010 Middle of the Road (11’55”, director)





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