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Screening of "Sound of Silence" and discussion with Thet Oo Maung

From 4:30-6:30 pm on 17 December 2016, SEA Junction will screen the documentary by Mynmar director, editor and produce Thet Oo Maung “Sound of Silence”. The film’s storyline, follows former Tatmadaw soldier Saw Aye Thein as he adjusts to life after losing both his legs to a landmine . A poignant meditation on the experiences of people with disabilities in Myanmar.  This 21 minutes long film was screened at “Human Rights and Human Dignity International Film Festival, 2014” in 2014. In 2015, It was screened in Festival Film Dokumentor in Indonesia. It also won the best sound award in Singapore Myanmar Film Festival in late 2015.

After the screening, an informal discussion with Thet Oo Maung will be held on his art and his vision as well as the topic of the film and his highlighting Civil war and disability in Myanmar.

The event is held to celebrate International Human Rights Day on 10 December 2016.

 

See also http://www.mmtimes.com/index.php/lifestyle/22152-thet-oo-maung-rebel-with-a-cause.html

Organizer:

SEA Junction — OUR Venue to Connect on Southeast Asia

APMA – Asia Pacific Masters Alumni for Human Rights and Democratization 

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