Fountainhead of the new generation of Myanmar films

On one sunny day in October, a group of over 50 people were having a lively debate about abortion at the Film Development Centre (FDC) in Yangon. They were discussing the gripping characters and the ordeal of illegal abortion process they went through in Romanian director Cristian Mungiu’s multi-award-winning film 4 Months, 3 Weeks and […]

Yangon government reviews cinema rental fee

Yangon Region government is reviewing the rental fee for state owned and private cinemas, Minister Daw Naw Pan Thinzar Myo for Karen Affairs said Tuesday at Yangon Region Parliament session. MP U Kyaw Zay Ya from Dagon Township asked the parliament when the regional government started renting out cinemas and stalls in Yangon Region and […]