Sein Lyan


Sein Lyan Tun is an emerging filmmaker from Burma, currently in residence at the Cité des Arts,Paris. His latest short film, Late Blooming In A Lonely Summer Day, has been selected for many international competitions such as the Internationale Kurzfilmtage in Winterthur (Switzerland), Festival Du Court Métrage in Clermont Ferrand (France), and Locarno Filmmakers Academy (Locarno). His documentary Unsilent Potato is well known in Myanmar and Southeast Asia. He also directed and co-produced the TV documentaries Border Boy; We Are Nuns", "Dream Over Monsoon" for Inside Lens, NHK World's new documentary strand!"His documentary For Me And Others Like Me won the Docs Spirit Award' from Docs Port Incheon in 2016 and the HosoBunka Foundation Award in 2017 at the Japan Prize. He is an alumnus of Berlinale 2022 Talents, FAMU 2022 Summer Film Campus, Tokyo Talents, American Film Showcase Fellowship, and Tran Anh Hung's Autumn Meeting filmmaking workshop.He is currently working on post-production of his latest short film Everybody's Got To Love Sometime. The Beer Girl in Yangon is his first feature film, which was selected at Cannes, Cinefondation 2022 workshop and won two development grants from the CNC and Swiss Films at Locarno Open Doors 2021.

The Beer Girl In Yangon

Lily, a teenage girl works as a hostess at a shady bar and on her bisexuality as she is caught between a mysterious older man and a young colleague.


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