Aye Nilar Kyaw


Biography of the director

Aye Nilar Kyaw (born in 1994) is herself Kayin (Karen) and a Christian. She took up a distance learning degree in law at West Yangon University in 2012 and worked in various jobs, also volunteering for NGO Vision Trust Myanmar, before enrolling at YFS in 2016. She has since worked on several YFS and other projects as director (For My Son), editor, cinematographer and sound designer (Through Thick and Thin). Child of the Revolution, which received the 2017 Goethe Institut Myanmar Jade Documentary Award, is her first film as both director and cinematographer. A YFS Fellowship grantee, she is currently working with another YFS student Eim Chan Thar on a documentary about Kayin State’s little-known Talaku tribe.

Filmography of the director




Director / Cinematographer