Showbiz dreams and political commentary mix harmoniously in this entertaining documentary about the first all-girl pop group to emerge from Burma.
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Director Destin Cretton’s adolescent drama “Short Term 12” won the grand jury prize for best narrative feature at the South by Southwest Film Festival on Tuesday night. The buzzy SXSW title…
The hardscrabble existence of Chinese Burmese refugees in Thailand is examined in "Poor Folk," an absorbing sophomore feature by Burma-born, Taiwan-based multihyphenate Midi Z.
Twentieth Century Fox has announced the release of "Titanic 3D" in Myanmar, formerly known as Burma, marking the first major studio release in the southeast Asian country in years.
A Burmese construction worker in Taiwan returns to Myanmar with thoughts of staying put in Midi Z's intriguing though repetitive semiautobiographical debut, "Return to Burma."
In creating accurate locations and costumes, some of the biggest challenges were political
"Democracy takes time," a character observes in "The Lady," though viewers of all political stripes will be checking their watches during Luc Besson's dully conventional tribute to heroic Burmese…
Far-flung locales look mostly striking, but the far-fetched plot machinations, choppy editing and wildly uneven acting aren't a pretty sight.
Anders Ostergaard's "Burma VJ -- Reporting From a Closed Country" took the top prize at the 11th Mumbai Film Festival of Documentary, Animation and Short Films, which wrapped Tuesday.
Gallic mini-major Wild Bunch will co-finance "The Burma Conspiracy," written and directed by Jerome Salle ("Largo Winch," "Anthony Zimmer").
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