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서울국제여성영화제

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15th(2013)



Koran and Karate

War War Hlaing

  • Myanmar
  • 2012
  • 13min
  • Digi-beta
  • color
  • Documentary

Synopsis
Confident, focused and elegant, Myanmar Muslim Yi Yi Myint divides her time between looking after her mother, teaching Arabic and practicing her faith. An accomplished Karate practitioner to boot, this charming thirty-six year old single woman would seem to have it all –except perhaps for the right marital partner.

Director

  • War War HlaingWar War Hlaing

    Engineering graduate War War Hlaing’s family are middle-class Myanmar Muslims. When she’s not helping out at the family’s market stall, she works as a development volunteer teaching life skills or staging plays with Myanmar interfaith peace group IYCAP. She hopes that her first short documentary Koran and Karate will help change prevailing prejudices about Muslims in Myanmar today.

Credit

  • ProducerLindsey MERRISON
  • Cinematography Khin Maung Kyaw
  • Editor Kyaw Myo Lwin
  • Sound Jue Jue Than