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A-Pitch

Midwives

  • Production Country : Myanmar
  • Category : Social·political
  • Original Language : Burmese
  • Format : HD
  • Production Status : Pre-Production
  • Production Schedule : 08/2018~12/2019
  • Number of Episodes : 80min * 1episodes , 52min * 1episodes
Log Line

Buddhist midwife and Rohingya midwife operate a makeshift medical clinic and put aside the Rohingya crisis to help local Muslim.

Synopsis

Hla Sein Nu is a buddhist Rakhin who has come to the Rohingya Musilm village of Paung Toke to help people. In spite of pressure from Buddhist nationalists groups, Hla Sein Nu has set up an improvised medical clinic in Paung Toke to improve the lives of the impoverished Rphingya. Her young Rohingya apprentice Nyo Nyo is determined to overcome her difficult situation and become a midwife in order to help her community. Together, they engage in a daily struggle to keep the only health facility in Paung Toke open in the face of growing division and prejudice. They try to fight against the tide of intolerance. With the pressure of the conflict, Hla Sein Nu have to leave Nyo Nyo.

Director / Producer
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    Hnin Ei Hlaing(Director)

    After completing her studies at the Yangon Film School (Myanmar), her first documentary as director, Burmese Butterfly(2011), was shown at international film festivals in over 20 countries, and was the winner of the Singapore - Myanmar Film Festival in 2013. She was attending at the Filmakademie Baden-Württemberg (Germany) in 2014. Period@Period won at Wathann Film Festival in 2016.

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    Sein Lyan Tun(Producer)

    SEIN LYAN TUN is an award winning filmmaker and Producer from Myanmar. He also directed and co-produced TV documentary titled Border Boy for Inside Lens, NHK in 2016 and titled Dream over Monsoon for Color of Asia Program, NHK in 2017.Currently, he is working on his first feature documentary A Letter To Jejara which won ‘Docs Spirit Award’ from Docs Port INCHEON in 2016, ‘Hoso Bunka Foundation Prize’ in 2017 at Japan.

Production Company
  • Name : PS Films Production

    Contact : 009595321312

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