4th EDITION

International Film Heritage Festival

Yangon, 4 – 13 November 2016
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Day 1
Fri • 04/11/2016

Nay Pyi Taw, Hall 1

Day 2
Sat • 05/11/2016

Waziya Cinema

Nay Pyi Taw, Hall 3

Nay Pyi Taw, Hall 2

Day 3
Sun • 06/11/2016

Waziya Cinema

Nay Pyi Taw, Hall 3

Nay Pyi Taw, Hall 2

Nay Pyi Taw, Hall 1

Maha Bandula Park

Day 4
Mon • 07/11/2016

Waziya Cinema

Nay Pyi Taw, Hall 3

Nay Pyi Taw, Hall 2

Nay Pyi Taw, Hall 1

Day 5
Tue • 08/11/2016

Waziya Cinema

Nay Pyi Taw, Hall 3

Nay Pyi Taw, Hall 2

Nay Pyi Taw, Hall 1

Day 6
Wed • 09/11/2016

Waziya Cinema

Nay Pyi Taw, Hall 3

Nay Pyi Taw, Hall 2

Nay Pyi Taw, Hall 1

Day 7
Thu • 10/11/2016

Waziya Cinema

Nay Pyi Taw, Hall 3

Nay Pyi Taw, Hall 1

Day 8
Fri • 11/11/2016

Waziya Cinema

Nay Pyi Taw, Hall 3

Day 9
Sat • 12/11/2016

Waziya Cinema

Nay Pyi Taw, Hall 1

Day 10
Sun • 13/11/2016

Waziya Cinema

Nay Pyi Taw, Hall 3

Nay Pyi Taw, Hall 1

Nay Pyi Taw, Hall 1

Waziya Cinema

Nay Pyi Taw, Hall 3

Nay Pyi Taw, Hall 2

Waziya Cinema

Nay Pyi Taw, Hall 3

Nay Pyi Taw, Hall 2

Nay Pyi Taw, Hall 1

Maha Bandula Park

Waziya Cinema

Nay Pyi Taw, Hall 3

Nay Pyi Taw, Hall 2

Nay Pyi Taw, Hall 1

Waziya Cinema

Nay Pyi Taw, Hall 3

Nay Pyi Taw, Hall 2

Nay Pyi Taw, Hall 1

Waziya Cinema

Nay Pyi Taw, Hall 3

Nay Pyi Taw, Hall 2

Nay Pyi Taw, Hall 1

Waziya Cinema

Nay Pyi Taw, Hall 3

Nay Pyi Taw, Hall 1

Waziya Cinema

Nay Pyi Taw, Hall 3

Waziya Cinema

Nay Pyi Taw, Hall 1

Waziya Cinema

Nay Pyi Taw, Hall 3

Nay Pyi Taw, Hall 1

06:00 PM
Opening Ceremony

Opening Film:

Mya Ga Naing (Emerald Jungle)

The idyllic tranquility of country life can be deceptive. For Myint Myint and Chit Shwe the jungle hides as many dangers and challenges as urban life in Rangoon, but after many trials and misadventures the young lovers are happily reunited.

 

The premiere of this newly restored classic will be accompanied live by Hein Tint and his Hsiang Waing ensemble, joined by Berlin musicians Meike Goosmann (saxophone) and Stefan Weeke (bass, slide guitar and piano). Special thanks for this event goes to the Goethe Institut, Yangon.

 

Admission to the opening ceremony is free, but please be advised that seating is limited. Read more…

09:00 AM
[conference] Managing a Film Catalogue

Speaker: Ariane Toscan du Plantier. Gaumont. Director of Communication & Heritage Catalogue (France). Read more…

10:00 AM
A Journey to the Beginning of Time

When a little boy finds a strange fossil, his buddies take him on a fantastic voyage through prehistory, to the very beginnings of life on Earth, to explore the earliest living creatures on the planet. Read more…

10:00 AM
Masterclass with Michel Hazavinicius

Moderator: Dr. Howard Besser, NYU.

11:00 AM
The Earrings of Madame de…

A lie about lost jewelry becomes the tragic catalyst for a series of interconnected love affairs. The action continually turns, like a carousel, around a tiny, scarcely visible axis: a pair of earrings.

The screening will be introduced by M Nicolas Seydoux (Gaumont) Read more…

01:00 PM
Yo-yo

A millionaire loses his fortune but regains the love of his life. Their son earns fame and fortune, but will he have to give up something else in exchange? Read more…

03:00 PM
Gaumont Exhibition Opening

120 years of Cinema : Gaumont, born with cinema

This free exhibition proposes a journey through Gaumont’s history of cinema with loans from the Gaumont Museum, film clips, and posters. Part of a greater exhibition held in Paris and curated by Dominique Païni, the Yangon visiting exhibit will be launched by M Nicolas Seydoux.

 

Discover the wealth of French and world heritage film, experience the artistic energy embodied by Gaumont for 120 years!

 

November 5th – November 13rd
Free Admission

 

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04:00 PM
Bird People

At an airport hotel on the outskirts of Paris, a Silicon Valley engineer abruptly ditches his job, his wife, and holes up in his room until a mysterious maid draws him out of his existential funk.

Screening will be introduced by director Pascale Ferran. Read more…

06:00 PM
The Umbrellas of Cherbourg

A young girl separated from her lover by war faces a life-altering decision.

 

The screening will be introduced by star actress Catherine Deneuve and director Pascale Ferran. Read more…

09:00 AM
[conference] History of the Two Golden Ages of Cinema in Cebu

Speaker: Dr. Paul Douglas Grant. Professor Graduate Cinema Studies & Co-Chair SAFAD Research Committee. University of San Carlos (Philippines). Read more…

10:00 AM
Zero for Conduct

In a repressive residential school, four boys decide to rebel against the administration during a special holiday open house.

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11:00 AM
Eyes Without a Face

After he causes a horrible car crash that leaves his daughter disfigured, a surgeon goes to extremes to find her a new face.

 

The screenings will be introduced by M Nicolas Seydoux of Gaumont. Read more…

12:30 PM
Diamond Island

An adolescent from rural Cambodia comes of age when he moves to the city to become a construction worker, and is reunited with his estranged older brother.

The screening will be followed by a Q&A with director Davy Chou. Read more…

03:00 PM
Ciné-Concert: Seven Chances

A man learns he will inherit a fortune if he marries. By 7 p.m. Today.

 

This special event will feature live accompaniment by a traditional ensemble from Myanmar under the direction of U Kyi Soe Tun. Read more…

04:00 PM
The Boys from Fengkuei

A group of adolescents leave their poor but carefree lives in the country to look for work in the city. As they begin to find their way around, one of them learns that loneliness is an inextricable part of adulthood.

The screening will be introduced by director Hou Hsiao-Hsien. Read more…

06:00 PM
Round Table: Artists and Archives

A round table with Pascale Ferran, Michel Hazanavicius, Davy Chou, and Régis Wargnier moderated by Dr. Howard Besser of NYU.

 

A cinematheque (or archive) is much more than a resting place for the preservation of film, it is a space for circulation, for encounters and debates about films and, more broadly, for contemplating and learning about cinema. In that sense, it is very much a living and forward-thinking institution. What is the role of filmmakers here? For many of them, cinephilia describes not only their engagement with the moving image, but also their ability to participate in meaningful and stimulating encounters with other films. Can inspiration be found at the cinematheque of today? Does it continue to provide a venue where aesthetic and technical questions can be productively worked out?

07:00 PM
Modern Times

The Tramp struggles to survive with dignity in a modern industrialized world with the help of a homeless girl.

 

The event will be introduced by film restoration expert Davide Pozzi (laboratory L’Immagine Ritrovata). Read more…

08:30 PM
The Artist

A silent movie star meets a young dancer, but the arrival of talking pictures sends their careers in opposite directions.

 

The event will be introduced by director Michel Hazavinicius. Read more…

09:00 AM
[conference] Re-Creation: Rethinking Restoration in the Age of Digital Transfer

Speaker: Theo Stojanov (Concordia University, Canada)

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10:00 AM
The Tales of Hoffmann

A melancholy poet reflects on three women he loved and lost in the past: a mechanical performing doll, a Venetian courtesan, and the consumptive daughter of a celebrated composer. Read more…

10:00 AM
Moranbong

In a remote village at the beginning of the Korean war, this is the love story between a young carpenter and the daughter of a folk musician.

The screening will be accompanied by a conference with Jérémy Segay, representative of UniFrance, an organisation in charge of promoting French cinema worldwide. Read more…

01:00 PM
Golden Slumbers

A documentary that traces the lost history of Cambodian cinema through witness accounts of three filmmakers and an actress.

The film will be introduced by director Davy Chou Read more…

03:00 PM
Beauty and the Beast

A beautiful young woman takes her father’s place as the prisoner of a mysterious beast, who wishes to marry her.

The film will be introduced by director Pascale Ferran. Read more…

05:00 PM
Road to Mandalay

Two illegal Burmese migrants fleeing civil war find love while trying to start a new life together in the bustling cities of Thailand.

The film will be introduced by director Midi Z. Read more…

06:30 PM
Ran

A medieval warlord hands over the reins of his fiefdom to his three sons, but he vastly underestimates how the newly-bestowed power will corrupt them and cause them to turn on each other… and on him. Read more…

09:00 AM
[conference] State of Motion: Journeying History Through Film

Speaker: Thong Kay Wee. Outreach Officier at Asian Film Archive & Creative Producer of State of Motion (Singapore) Read more…

10:00 AM
The Black Hand Gang

Persuaded by his girlfriend to enter a writing contest, a bumbling young man inadvertently becomes an investigative journalist tasked with tracking down the infamous Black Hand Gang.

The film will be introduced by Thong Kay Wee, Outreach Officier at the Asian Film Archive & Creative Producer of State of Motion (Singapore). Read more…

12:00 PM
Night Train

A nervous married doctor and a young woman in crisis are obliged to share a sleeping compartment. Read more…

12:30 PM
Indochine

In the 1930s, French colonial rule in Indochina is coming to an end. A widow adopts a Vietnamese princess and raises her as her own daughter, but things become complicated when they both fall in love with the same navy officer.

The film will be introduced by director Régis Wargnier. Read more…

02:00 PM
Cat People

An American man marries an attractive Serbian newcomer who fears that she will turn into the murderous great feline of her homeland’s fables if they succumb to intimacy. Read more…

05:00 PM
Yatanabon

A mother of three elopes with her lover only to return to the family in disguise, so that she may care for her children as a governess.

The screening will be introduced by Thu Thu Shein and Vít Janeček, responsible for the restoration of this classic film. Read more…

07:00 PM
Santi-Vina

A love triangle between a blind boy, a strong willed girl, and a bully. A story in which the path of Buddha is the only sure way to reach true happiness. Read more…

09:00 AM
[conference] Cinema and Collective Memory in Indian films

Speaker: Prof. Suresh Chabria. Professor of Film Appreciation (FTII) & Former Director of National Film Archives of India. Read more…

10:00 AM
27 Down

Sanjay is on a pilgrimage journey to Varanasi and recalls episodes from his life and lost love along the way. Read more…

12:00 PM
Touki Bouki

Mory, a cowherd, and Anta, a university student, long to leave their bucolic surroundings for the excitement of Parisian life. Read more…

02:00 PM
The Swimmer

After a long unexplained absence, a man reappears at a friend’s pool. Swimming pools span the entire suburban valley and he is determined to cross them all on his journey home.

The film will be introduced by Olivier Père. Read more…

04:00 PM
Genghis Khan

Genghis Khan’s witty, humorous side during his formative years before he sets on his bloody path as a world conqueror.

The screening will be introduced by Paul Grant. Read more…

06:00 PM
Three Maidens

A family’s attempts at finding a match for the eldest daughter results in a comedy of errors.

 

The restoration of the film will be discussed by Alex Sihar, executive producer at SA Films. Read more…

06:30 PM
The Great Promenade

A British airman in Nazi-occupied France acquires the unlikely help of two bumbling Frenchmen, with hilarious results. Read more…

09:00 AM
Solaris

A psychologist is sent to a space station orbiting a distant planet in order to discover what has caused the scientists stationed there to question their sanity. Read more…

12:30 PM
Wild Strawberries

After living a life marked by coldness, an aging professor is forced to confront the emptiness of his existence. Read more…

02:00 PM
Vanishing Point

The original fast and furious, Kowalski is a professional driver who delivers hot rods in record time but always runs into trouble with the highway cops. Read more…

04:00 PM
Only God Forgives

For Julian, a drug-smuggler thriving in Bangkok’s criminal underworld, life gets even more complicated when his mobster mother orders him to find and kill whoever is responsible for his unruly brother’s death. Read more…

06:00 PM
The Third Man

Pulp novelist Holly Martins travels to shadowy, postwar Vienna, only to find himself investigating the mysterious death of an old friend, Harry Lime. Read more…

06:30 PM
Apocalypse Now

In the jungles of ‘nam, Captain Willard is sent on a covert mission into Cambodia to assassinate a deranged colonel who has set himself up as a god among a local tribe. Read more…

09:00 AM
Fitzcarraldo

The eccentric would-be rubber baron Brian Sweeney Fitzgerald, known in Peru as Fitzcarraldo, is determined to carry an entire steamship over dry land in order to access the riches that lie beyond, so that he can afford to build an opera house. Read more…

12:00 PM
Sullivan’s Travels

A director of escapist films goes on the road as a hobo to learn about life. Expecting to experience Dickensian charm, he discovers instead the reality of the downtrodden masses. Read more…

02:00 PM
The Eclipse

A young woman meets a fetching young stock broker, but while she seeks something real, their love affair is based on no more than physical attraction. Read more…

04:00 PM
La Jetée

A post-nuclear war experiment in time travel desperately aims to restore humanity to its former condition by using the memories of a test subject as a gateway into the past. Read more…

04:00 PM
The Burmese Harp

When a Japanese soldier fails to convince his countrymen to surrender in the face of overwhelming force during the final days of WWII, he adopts the lifestyle of a Buddhist monk. Read more…

04:30 PM
Alphaville

A secret agent is sent to the distant space city of Alphaville where he must find a missing person and free the city from its tyrannical ruler. Read more…

07:00 PM
Don Giovanni

Don Giovanni, the infamous womanizer, confronts the ghost of an innocent girl’s father whom he killed for defending his daughter’s honor. Read more…

10:00 AM
The Time Machine

A scientist travels through time hoping to glimpse a utopian future, but instead finds the infantile and maleficent remnants of humanity. Read more…

02:00 PM
The Brain

Two small-time crooks are planning to rob a train travelling from Paris to Bruxelles. Little do they know that other criminal masterminds have the very same idea. Read more…

02:00 PM
Mya Ga Naing

The idyllic tranquility of country life can be deceptive. For Myint Myint and Chit Shwe the jungle hides as many dangers and challenges as urban life in Rangoon, but after many trials and misadventures the young lovers are happily reunited. Read more…

04:00 PM
Johnny Got His Gun

A World War I veteran, brutally maimed by artillery fire, finds a unique way of communicating with his doctors. Read more…

06:00 PM
Tender are the feet

A traditional theatre dancer becomes a successful film actress, but questions her decision when modernity stands in the way of happiness. Read more…

08:00 PM
Nosferatu

Vampire Count Orlok expresses interest in a new residence as well as in his real estate agent Hutter’s wife. Read more…

09:00 AM
Purple Noon

The talented Mr. Tom Ripley is a copycat, a moocher, a forger, and all-around criminal improviser; but there’s more to Tom Ripley than even he can guess. Read more…

10:00 AM
Journey to Italy

A wealthy couple question their marriage and reexamine their lives as they visit Naples. Read more…

11:00 AM
The Man Who Fell to Earth

An alien from a dying world crash-lands on Earth and has to find the means to buy himself a new ship. Meanwhile, he meets a terran girl… Read more…

11:45 AM
El Dorado

A cabaret dancer is seduced and then abandoned by an odious Andalusian aristocrat. Read more…

01:00 PM
Under the Sun of Satan

A zealous rural priest is plagued with doubts when meets an agent of Satan, and becomes determined to save the soul of a sinful young woman who has lost her way. Read more…

01:00 PM
It Happened One Night

A spoiled heiress, running away from her family, is helped by a man who is actually a reporter in need of a story. Read more…

03:00 PM
The 5th Element

It is the colorful future and a flying cab driver (former special ops commando) becomes the inadvertent partner of an exceptionally advanced alien, a creature of pure grace and fashion, whose mission is to save life on Earth from ultimate Evil. Read more…

05:00 PM
Tongpan

In a small village in Thailand an international hydroelectric company is trying to persuade the villagers that progress means giving up their traditional ways of life. Read more…

05:00 PM
Total Recall

“Tell us your fantasy, we’ll make it real.” Rekall inc. is a company specializing in virtual vacations. When Douglas Quaid signs up for a simulated trip to Mars, suppressed real memories of his undercover old self suddenly come flooding back. Read more…

07:00 PM
2001: A Space Odyssey

When an alien artefact is found on the moon, an interplanetary scientific mission is sent to Jupiter in the hopes of finding its source. Along the way, Dr. David Bowman discovers more about human intelligence and evolution than he ever wanted to know. Read more…

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Admission is free to all screenings, conference presentations and special events. Seating is subject to availability.

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