Film and Cinema
The first film in Yangon was publically screened in the year of 1910 about U Tun Shein’s funeral who was the leading advocate for Burmese Independence. Since then the Film and Cinema industry in Myanmar has continued to develop and grown with many young talented film makers.
Where to see Film?
The latest domestic movies and International movies such as Chinese, Indian, Korean, American and etc. are screened at the most of cinemas in town. Especially the Cinema Row (SUle Pagoda and Bogyoke Aung San Road) or the shopping centers shows the latest films and movies
There are many arts and history to exhibit in Myanmar’s traditional Art Galleries such as the traditional paintings of Buddhist monks and Myanmar’s landscapes and so on. Followings are the some of the prestigious galleries to list.
Inya Art Gallery
his rare gallery, renovated an old garage turn in to an artelier like gallery, exclusively displays the work of one or two established contemporary artists at a time.
New Treasure Art Gallery
This smaller sized gallery with artist in residence program displays mixture of prestigious and newly established artist’s work.
New Zero Art Space
This class room like gallery is consisted of modern and a new performance art. Also offers free art classes for children and adults, residency program for foreign artists, Saturday speaker events.
This gallery offers a Tuesday night Art meeting curriculum, poetry readings and exhibition for the community. Pansodan Art & Culture Journal highlighting the latest art events and news for Yangon is published by this gallery.
This place shows videos, stage performance and fine art exhibitions performed by the new and contemporary artists.