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Yangon Calling

“Punk in Myanmar – that is a provocation itself…

The film “Yangon Calling” introduces the main protagonists of the punk rock scene and shows their life in Myanmars’s underground. During six weeks, the filmmakers Alexander Dluzak and Carsten Piefke filmed secretly and without authorization in Yangon, using small cameras. They accompanied the punks to their homes and met their friends and families. They went along with them to work in the tailor shop and tattoo studio, to rehearsal rooms and secret illegal concerts. They spoke with punks who had sat in jail during the military dictatorship and saw them fight their frustration with heroin.

Yangon Calling is a film about life in an authoritarian state, about personal tragedy and the struggle for freedom in a country where punk is still true rebellion.” — (Stefan Fahler)

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DUDE.SG / Eugene Soh

Uzbekistan in a rather different light…

…and The Last Wonton Mee

“This dude from Singapore, Eugene Soh, considers himself a multimedia artist. He uses his knowledge of technology to bend and shape various forms of digital art to his will. One rarely finds him delving into the same media over long periods of time for he is constantly aspiring towards new ways to transmit his art… Being original and different from what might be considered mainstream is also a huge part of Eugene’s art work. He understands however that there is no such thing as being completely original, because somehow we have all been influenced by something one way or another as we journey through life.”

I love the heartland twist on the Last Supper!

(Eugene Soh)

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