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Film Festival: Human Rights And Human Dignity

15 June 2017

Human Rights and Human Dignity International Film Festival will be held from 14th to 19th of this month.

This year’s film festival is the 5th edition and it will be taken place at Waziya and Junction City Cinemas.

At the opening ceremony, the film “Burma Story book” will be screened, and it was made by the Netherland filmmaker.

FILMMAKER , CORINNE VAN EGERAAT: “….I came from Netherlands. There are a lot of different poets in books and also cinema documentary try to make poetry with the images. This is my third time. Firs time, we had two films are screened about Egypt and the other as called Anna Anna. I think it is very wonderful and very important festival here and only festival since four years now.”

Over 100 national and international documentaries and short films will be screened at the festival.

FILMMAKER, SOE SAN HTIKE: I have two documentaries which will be screened at Human rights and human dignity international film festival. This is my first time to participate in the festival. Our Myanmar people are very amazed; we just need the trainings and academy schools for filmmakers on the related issues for the human rights in Myanmar.

The festival has been held since 2012 after the establishment of the Human Dignity Film Institute to support the documentary filmmakers across the country.