In This Land We’re Briefly Ghosts

Directed by Chen-Wen Lo

Myanmar, 2013. Based on actual events, this human tragedy follows a 12-year-old child soldier, Su Su Myat, and her mute brother, Tin Min, who are imprisoned after deserting their first combat mission. Punished with no food or water, Su Su Myat is forced to choose between killing her seriously ill brother for her own survival, or risk dying with him.

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Film Stills from Mama Yen, Journeys to Freedom, In this Land We're Briefly Ghosts, and Yai Nin

Southeast Asian Tracks

Determination. Perseverance. Dedication. Survival. From child soldiers to factory workers, this collection of shorts uncovers the different tracks…