1905 International Human Rights Film Festival – Sittwe
- Date: 18/05/18
- Time: 7:00pm
- Venue: the Hive Studios
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The 1905 Hong Kong Human Rights Film Festival aims to raise awareness on human rights issues in Hong Kong and Mainland China through film screenings & discussions.
Sittwe | USA | 2017 | 20’ | Documentary Director : Jeanne Hallacy
Themes: Refugees, Minorities, Ethnic Cleansing
Synopsis: Sittwe is about two teenagers from opposing sides of conflict and segregation in Burma’s Rakhine state. Phyu Phyu Than, a Muslim Rohingya girl and Aung San Myint, a Buddhist boy, were both displaced when their homes were burned down during communal violence in 2012. Interviews filmed over two years explore their ideas about each other’s communities, the root causes of conflict and the possibility of reconciliation and peace.
The director will be in Hong Kong and join the after screen discussion with local NGOs.
Tickets are available at: https://switte.eventbrite.hk