Khon Soe Moe Aung

Biography of the director

Khon Soe Moe Aung was born in 1989 in Myanmar’s Kayah State. Since making his first documentary My Leg during a Yangon Film School documentary filmmaking course held jointly with Search for Common Ground in 2014, he divides his time between working for Kayah Earthrights Action Network and sharing his documentary skills with other young people in his community. He was the recipient of a Yangon Film School Fellowship to develop In the Dark, a documentary about villagers forced to abandon their homes to make way for a hydroelectric dam. My Leg has screened at dozens of festivals all over the world, winning a string of awards.

Filmography of the director