Hema Hema: Sing Me a Song While I Wait by Khyentse Norbu will world premiere at the Locarno Film Festival as the opening night film of Open Doors Screenings 2016, a platform for talent of contemporary cinema in Bangladesh, Bhutan, Myanmar and Nepal.
NAME OF FILM: THE MONK
DIRECTOR(S): The Maw Naing
STARRING: Thein Swe Myint , Kyaw Nyi Thu , Han Newe Nyein , Moe San
GENRE: Foreign Film
SYNOPSIS: Zawana, a young boy, enters a small monastery led by U Dahma but isn’t quite sure if this lifestyle is right for him. As the monastery faces a financial crisis and the departure of many of the monks, U Dahma gets sick. Having grown fond of the old man, Zawana understands that someone has to take care of him and of the whole community. Will he be up to the challenge?