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Cobalt Blue

Burma | 2019  | 27 MIN. |Burmese; English Subtitles

Virtual IMFF 2020 Screening Details:

Saturday, May 9 2020 |

Screening: 7.00pm - 8.15pm

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Family spending their last night before moving to another town.


Yangon, 1998. The film takes place in one evening at the government housing apartment by the railroad where a boy and his mother waiting for the return of the father, a civil servant, to move out another town at Upper Burma. At the last evening the boy tries to understand the complexities of adult relationships.

Aung Phyoe
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Aung Phyoe is a writer, director and film editor. After finishing his B.Eng. from Nanyang Technological University, Singapore, he earned a diploma in editing from Mumbai-based film school, Whistling Woods International. He directed a short film, "Seasonal Rain" (2018) and edited a feature film "Murder on the Road to Kathmandu" (2018).

His feature film project "Fruit Gathering" won the Myanmar Script Fund at Memory Film Festival in 2017 as well as the Autumn Meeting Grand Prix in Vietnam. In 2018, he co-founded, "3-ACT Cinema Magazine," which promotes cinema education and national cinematic heritage in Myanmar. He is currently developing his first feature script "Fruit Gathering."

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