Featured Video - Home by Yangon Film School

An independent female humanitarian activist from Shan State in Myanmar describes not only the trauma she experiences while working in an environment pervaded by despair, but also her commitment to helping those forced to flee armed conflict.

Directors: Thida Swe, Maung Nay Oo, and Aung Ngwe Phyo
Production Date: March 2018
Filmlength: 5’ 45’’


Home is part of the “Stand Up for Women! Stand Up for Peace!” documentary-animation film series that aims to increase understanding of gender-based violence amongst public and policy-making audiences. The series challenges the perception of violence against women as a private domestic issue, and situates it instead in the broader social landscape by exploring the intersections and entanglement between gender-based violence on one hand, and conflict, human rights, and precarity on the other.

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Great film. The drawn graphics really speak about the situations and enrich our imagination…

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