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Twenty-two year old Aye Pwint spends her days foraging for herbs and roots to sell in the market. As she hacks her way desultorily through the undergrowth, we learn of her sad existence caught between a violent step-father and an indifferent mother.
Lay ThidaLay Thida
Born in Kayah State in eastern Myanmar, Lay Thida joined YFS in 2005. Her first film, Just a Boy, screened at international film festivals. After directing and editing a portrait Wrong Side Up of a young Burmese busker in London during a summer school at the UK’s National Film and TV School, she returned to Myanmar to complete Unreported Story, which tells a shocking tale of domestic abuse in Shan State.