Southeast Asian Documentary Film Festival

Yanmagon

Southeast Asian Documentary Film Festival

Friday, 15 April 2016 - 9:00am to Sunday, 17 April 2016 - 9:00pm
Venue: 
Room L3, Mathematical Institute; Lecture Theatre, Middle East Centre, St Antony's College
Series: 
Southeast Asia Events in Oxford

Free. No registration required.

List of Documentaries

Feature Length

  • 1987: Untracing the Conspiracy (60 min/Singapore/political freedom and exile)
  • 40 Years of Silence: An Indonesian Tragedy (96 min/ Indonesia/ Genocide)
  • Across (60 min/Myanmar/sustainable development and local rights)
  • I Love Malaya (45 min/Malaysia/political freedom and exile)
  • Jalanan (107 min/Indonesia/Underclass)
  • Lost in the Mists of Time (60 min/ Thailand/ Female authorship of a key Buddhist text)
  • Michael’s (48 min/Myanmar/citizenship and identity)
  • Nick and Chai (70 min/Philippines/natural disasters)
  • The Last of the Elephant Men (86 min/Cambodia/local rights, sustainable development)
  • The Third Eye (64 min/Thailand/natural disasters, sustainable development, local rights)
  • To Singapore With Love  (70 min/Singapore/political freedom)
  • Portraits of Mosquito Press (54min/Philippines/media freedom)
  • Yanmagon (50min/Myanmar/Transition between dictatorship and the democracy)

Shorts

  • Apa Kabar Potehi? (20 min/ Indonesia/ dying culture)
  • Away from Ayah (13 min/ Singapore/ Children of prisoners)
  • Living in the Drains (15 mins/ Malaysia/ Homelessness and statelessness)
  • Memory as Resistance (20 min/ Malaysia/ cultural and housing rights)
  • Sindiket (25 min/ Sabah/ identity and electoral fraud)
  • Viral, Sial! (30 min/ Malaysia/ Social media)

Schedule

15 April 2016: Mathematical Institute, Room L3, 0900 – 1800

0900–1100:

  • Living in the Drains (15 mins/ Malaysia/ Homelessness and statelessness)
  • 1987: Untracing the Conspiracy (60 min/Singapore/ Political freedom)
  • I Love Malaya (45 min/Malaysia/political freedom and exile)

1100–1230: Lost in the Mists of Time (60 min/ Thailand/ Female authorship of a key Buddhist text)

  • followed by a discussion with the filmmaker, Dr Martin Seeger (University of Leeds)

1230–1330: Yanmagon (50min/Myanmar/Transition between dictatorship and the democracy)

  • with brief introduction

1330–1530: Michael’s (48 min/Myanmar/citizenship and identity)

1600–1800: The Third Eye (64 min/Thailand/natural disasters, sustainable development, local rights)

 

16 April 2016: St Antony’s College, Middle East Centre Auditorium, 0900 – 2100

0900–1030: Resistance and Counter-culture in Myanmar: Voices from the Urban Margins

Introduced and followed by a Q&A with Klara Christensen, University of Oxford

1045–1330: Freedom and Forgiveness in Singapore

  • 1045–1130 Away from Ayah (13 min/ Singapore/ children of prisoners)
    followed by a discussion with filmmaker TAN Si Hui
  • 1135–1315 To Singapore With Love  (70 min/Singapore/political freedom)
    followed by a discussion with the participants of the documentary – ANG Swee Chai & TAN Wah Piow, moderated by Miriam Mokhtar

1330–1500: Freedom of Expression in Malaysia and the Philippines

1515–1645: Life and Loss in Indonesia and the Philippines

  • Apa Kabar Potehi? (20 min/ Indonesia/ dying culture)
  • Nick and Chai (70 min/Philippines/natural disasters)

1700–1830: Citizenship in Malaysia and Myanmar

  • Sinidket (25min/Malaysia/identity and electoral fraud)
  • Across (60 min/Myanmar/sustainable development and local rights)

1845–2100: The Meaning of Home in Indonesia and Malaysia

  • Memory as Resistance (20 min/ Malaysia/ cultural and housing rights)
  • Jalanan (107 min/Indonesia/Underclass)

17 April 2016: St Antony’s College, Middle East Centre Auditorium, 0900 – 2100

  • 0900: The Third Eye (64 min/Thailand/natural disasters, sustainable development, local rights)
  • 1015: The Last of the Elephant Men (86 min/Cambodia/local rights, sustainable development)
  • 1200: Across (60 min/Myanmar/sustainable development and local rights)
  • 1315: Michael’s (48 min/Myanmar/citizenship and identity)
  • 1415: 40 Years of Silence: An Indonesian Tragedy (96 min/Indonesia/genocide)
  • 1600: 1987: Untracing the Conspiracy (60 min/Singapore/political freedom)
  • 1715: To Singapore With Love  (70 min/Singapore/political freedom)
  • 1845: Portraits of Mosquito Press (54 min/Philippines/media freedom)
  • 1945: Nick and Chai (70 min/Philippines/natural disasters)

Schedule is subject to change.