Win Thu Myo

Biography of the director

Win Thu Myo (born 1987) grew up in a village in Natmauk Township in Magway region in central Myanmar. After studying cinematography and drama at the National University of Arts and Culture in Yangon he began working as an editor of music videos and shorts, and also appeared as an actor. He enrolled at YFS in 2016 and directed his portrait of a resilient couple and their garbage-recycling family, Through Thick and Thin, in his first year. His second year project, The Good Woman of South Dagon, was joint winner of the 2017 Goethe Institut Myanmar Documentary Competition’s Ruby Award.

Filmography of the director

The Good Woman of South Dagon