Join us for a FREE extended conversation with Snow Hnin Ei Hliang director of MIDWIVES. This conversation is presented as part of the Film For Thought program in partnership with the Hawaii Council for the Humanities.
Snow Hnin Ei Hlaing has worked as a freelance filmmaker in Myanmar since 2006, acting as director, producer, editor, and sound recordist after attending film schools in both Myanmar and Germany. Her documentary short Burmese Butterfly played festivals in more than 20 countries, and PERIOD@PERIOD won for Best Short at the Wathann Film Festival. MIDWIVES is her feature documentary debut.
The conversation will be moderated by University of Hawaii scholar L. Ayu Saraswati. L. Ayu Saraswati is professor in Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies at the University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa. She is the author of Pain Generation: Social Media, Feminist Activism, and the Neoliberal Selfie and Seeing Beauty, Sensing Race in Transnational Indonesia.