No. 62 Pansodan Street (12’21”)

Synopsis

This short documentary takes us behind the crumbling façade of one of Yangon’s grand old colonial edifices – known to many as the ‘Lokanat gallery building’ on account of the famous art gallery on the first floor – to meet some of the people who call this place home.

Credits
Director: Cho Phyone, Cinematography: Sandar Linn, Sound Recordist: Sai Nyi Nyi, Editior: Khin Myanmar, Project Mentor: Shin Daewe, Editing Mentor: Melanie Sandford

Biography

Cho Phyone is Shan-Chinese and grew up in Taunggyi in Shan State. After graduating in Public Policy from Yangon’s Dagon University and taking a course in Chinese at the University of Foreign Languages, she started up her own designer fashion business in 2003. Cho Phyone has long been interested in art and photography as well as environmental issues; she sees documentary as a way of alerting audiences to issues that affect their lives.

Filmography
2013 Monsoon Prayer (8’00”, director)
2013 No. 62 Pansodan Street (12:00”, director)

Screenings
May 2013 15th International Women’s Film Festival, Seoul
September 2013 Wathann Film Fest#3, Yangon, Myanmar, Documentary Competition





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