ငါ့ဗုဒ္ဓ သည် ပန်ခ်



Documentary - Completed 2015

Kyaw Kyaw pursues the dream of seeing the punk scene take off in Myanmar, while raising awareness about persistent violations of human rights. His philosophy: A symbiosis of Buddhism and punk that rejects religious and political dogma.

    • Year of production
    • 2015
    • Genres
    • Documentary, Musical, Social issues
    • Countries
    • Languages
    • Duration
    • 68 mn
    • Director(s)
    • Andreas HARTMANN
    • Producer(s)
    • Andreas HARTMANN (OSSA FILM)
    • Synopsis
    • Kyaw Kyaw, a 25-year-old Burmese punk, pursues the dream of seeing the punk scene take off in the former military dictatorship Myanmar. Along with the members of his punk band, he tries to raise the awareness about the persistent violation of human rights and criticizes the ongoing civil war and the persecutions of ethnic minorities. He travels across the country to promote his own philosophy among the young generation: A symbiosis of Buddhism and punk that rejects religious dictates and political doctrine.

      Festivals and Awards

      - 56th Festival dei Popoli Florence “Festival Highlights”
      - Visions du Réel Nyon 2015 “Doc Outlook”
      - 8th Millenium Documentary Film Festival Brussels 2016
      - 13th International Ethnographic Film Festival Göttingen 2016
      - 12th achtung berlin – New Berlin Film Award 2016 – NOMINATION: Prize of the Ecumenical Jury
      - 6th Punk Film Festival Berlin – WINNER: Audience Choice Award
      - In-Edit Music Documentary Film Festival São Paulo 2016
      - Ânûû-rû Âboro Festival international du cinéma des peuples New Caledonia 2016
      - German Film Fest Australia Syndey & Melbourne 2016
      - Musée national des arts asiatiques Guimet Paris 2017
      - Bangkok Underground Film Festival 2017 – WINNER: Audience Choice Award
      - Noise Pop Music and Arts Festival San Francisco 2017
      - Cinedelphia Film Festival – PhilaMOCA Philadelphia 2017


      - International Theatrical Release: Thailand, August 2017
      - VoD Releases: Amazon Prime, Vimeo-on-Demand (worldwide), In-Edit TV (Spain), Tricycle Magazine (North America)
      - Broadcasted on CALEDONIA TV in New Caledonia on July 22, 2018


      - “A New Wave of Punk Documentaries.” (The New York Times)
      - “A testament to the enduring power of punk and to people power.” (VICE)
      - “Thought provoking, entertaining and engrossing. 4 out of 5.” (La Premiere)