Learn more about the making of the new documentary, Padauk: Myanmar Spring (2021, USA, 56 min.), with this discussion about how it came to be. The documentary, which will be available for online viewing before and after this discussion, focuses on the protests that erupted in Myanmar following the February 2021 military coup. Directors Jeanne Hallacy and Rares Michael Ghilezan take the viewer to the streets of Myanmar through the eyes of Nant, a young, first-time protester.
Speakers: Rares Michael Ghilezan, Nant Ingyin Kyaw Soe, Jeanne Hallacy
Moderator: Kenneth Wong (UC Berkeley)
The film can be viewed online from October 22 through October 26 on Vimeo: https://vimeo.com/627813024/fa5a3464d6
Co-sponsored by the Human Rights Center, UC Berkeley and by the Center for Southeast Asian Studies, UCLA