Southeast Asia

Film Screening


Saturday, March 24
11:05 AM - 11:25 AM
Location: Taft, Mezzanine Level

Directed by Jeanne Hallacy. Produced by Myo Win.
2017. Burma. 20 minutes.
Online Q&A with Jeanne Hallacy. .

Sittwe is about two teenagers separated by conflict and segregation in Burma’s Rakhine state, Phyu Phyu Than, a Rohingya girl and Aung San Myint, a Buddhist boy. Filmed over two years, the teenagers share their ideas about each other’s communities and the hope of reconciliation. . Sittwe was awarded Best Short Film at its premiere at the Freedom Film Festival 2017 in Malaysia

Distributed by Kanopy.



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