Saturday, July 29, 2017

Myanmar Democracy Film Festival to feature five films

July 28, 2017
On the first day of the democracy film festival, 46 cinemas throughout Myanmar will show five films free of charge, accompanied by traditional anyenit (comedy) shows and dances, it was announced yesterday.

Dr Pe Myint, Union Minister for Information, gave an opening speech at the coordination meeting for the film festival in Yangon yesterday.
Afterwards U Myo Myint Maung, the Permanent Secretary of Ministry of Information, U Myint Htwe, the Director General of MRTV, U Maung Pe, the Director General of the Information and Public Relations Department, U Lu Min, Chairman of Myanmar Motion Picture Organisation, U Tin Oo Lay, Chairman of Myanmar Music Association, Daw Padamyar Kay Khine, representing the Chairman of Myanmar Writers and Journalists Association submitted reports for their responsible sectors.
The film festival will be held from 15 to 21 September. A sub-committee has been formed to handle the anyeint and dances, with the Union Minister for Information and Chairmen of the motion picture, music and journalists associations acting as patrons.
The five films that will be shown nationwide are “Naychi Mhar Shweyi Laung”, “Thara Sawhtee”, Demo Yakkwak”, “Tain Pyar thaw Nay” and “Kyi Myat thaw Myanmar”.
Prominent celebrities will also be entertaining in the dance and anyeints.
Ref; The Global New Light of Myanmar

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