Cherry Thein

Biography of the director

Born in Yangon in 1985, Cherry Thein studied English, psychology, communications and journalism. She has since contributed articles especially on vulnerable children to the Myanmar Times and is currently writing for Frontier Myanmar magazine. Having attended a number of Yangon Film School courses including Documentary Directing and Development, Screenwriting, Film History and Docuanimation she is currently developing a feature-length documentary Cocoons together with fellow YFS student Thae Zar Chi Khaing about young girls living on the streets of Mandalay. Mother’s Burden marks her directorial debut.

Filmography of the director