My Grandfather's House
My Grandfather's HouseShunn Lei Swe Yee // Myanmar // 2013 // 14 min // Original with English sub. // 12+

Disappearing World
Wed, 23 Apr • TIM XXI 3 • 17:00
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Thakin Htein Win’s granddaughter reminisces about the old wooden house where she grew up—a house which was once a meeting place for some of the architects of Burma’s independence movement, in which her grandfather played a pivotal role.

Shunn Lei Swe YeeBorn to a Burmese publisher father and a Shan mother, young English graduate Shunn Lei Swe Yee has been active in a number of youth and development networks. A passionate feminist and co-founder of the Rainfall Gender Study Group, she joined Yangon Film School to learn how to make films that will give a stronger voice to women in Myanmar.