Taiwan-based Burmese filmmaker Midi Z produces his best work yet with "The Road to Mandalay." Returning to narrative features after the documentaries "Jade Miners" and "City of Jade," Z maintains his…
Nominations for the Golden Horse Awards, announced Saturday evening in Taiwan, will pose plenty of problems for mainland Chinese censors and broadcasters. The contenders for the most prestigious…
An absorbing and highly personal essay filmed in a war-torn northern Myanmar where fortune hunters illegally mine the valuable mineral.
Simple, direct and involving, "Ice Poison" shows how the desire to escape harsh economic and social circumstances slowly drives two young Burmese people toward selling and using life-wrecking drugs.
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