Biography of the director

Mim comes from Minbya in Myanmar’s Rakhine State. A student of English in University of Distance Education, she was admitted to Yangon Film School in 2014 where she directed her first documentary, The Bus Conductor about one of Yangon’s first female bus conductors during the School’s flagship course The Art of Documentary Filmmaking. This film screened at Watersprite Festival at the University of Cambridge in the UK in 2016. Mim has since completed a YFS course in participatory video with a view to taking part in the School’s Travelling Cinema project. Made in 2015, Life As We Know It, about the Maramagyi ethnic group from her native Rakhine, marks her second documentary.

Filmography of the director