Film director The Maw Naing is presenting work at the Asia Series Vol.2: Myanmar “Roundabout in Yangon”. His acclaimed film “The Monk” is here screened for the first time in Japan at Theater Pole-Pole Higashi-Nakano, followed by a talk with the director.
“The Monk” (screening and talk with director The Maw Naing)
|Date||11/11 (Wed) 20:30|
|Venue||Theater Pole-Pole Higashi-Nakano|
|Language||Myanmar language with Japanese and English subtitles (film)
Myanmar language with Japanese interpretation (talk)
Following the screening, there will be a talk with director The Maw Naing.
Film director, poet, performer
Born in 1971, he studied film at Yangon Film School and FAMU in Prague. He published his first collection of poetry in 2004. His documentary “Nargis — When Time Stopped Breathing” (2012) and film “The Monk” (2014) have been screened at numerous international film festivals to great acclaim. He also presented work at the Nippon International Performance Art Festival 2009 and the Fukuoka Asian Art Triennale 2014.