Sunday, September 25, 2016
The Myanmar Times
The Myanmar Times

‘True’ Europe on a Yangon screen

French filmmaker Jean-Luc Godard famously said that movies were “truth at 24 frames per second”.

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Art exhibit has a big Ego – five of them

Bearing their hearts and souls to the canvas, five artists depict their egos through various mediums at the Egos art exhibit at Gallery 65.

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Fair marks beginning of wedding season

Lent is almost over. If the rains are easing off, can the wedding season be far away?

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International fashion week set for October

The biggest fashion event in Myanmar is back. Myanmar International Fashion Week 2016 will be held from October 7 to 9 at Shwe Htut Tin compound, Tarmwe township. The event, the fourth of its kind, is organised by John Lwin of Star Event Productions.

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‘The reason for my popularity is my positive attitude’

NOW! magazine’s Ei Nge caught up with woman of the moment Lu Lu Aung to talk about her sudden rise to online fame.

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Debt trap another hurdle for urban poor

On the outskirts of Yangon, in a ramshackle neighbourhood in one of the city’s poorest areas, more people owe money than don’t, and many take on loans at high interest rates, not for investment purposes, but merely to survive.

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The women of Wathann: Female directors take independent film by storm

Women filmmakers won big at the sixth-annual Wathann Film Festival this year, signalling a greater inclusion and support of women and women’s experiences in the independent film scene.

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Creating the design from the details

Anything can be interesting if you look at it long enough: That’s the idea behind an exhibition of photorealist and hyperrealist paintings titled The Details opening at the Yangon Gallery on September 16.

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European film festival back for its 25th year

Mark your calendar, count down the dates and prepare to watch some movies. The 25th European Film Festival is coming, with 15 films from a dozen European countries.

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All’s fair in love and ink

It’s not just diamonds that are forever, as many a disappointed lover has found.

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