VOICE OF THE ROHINGYA
(60 min) Myanmar/US

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MONDAY OCTOBER 19 (SESSION 12)

Director/Producer: Kylie Zarmati

Description:

This short doc dives into the plight of the Rohingya during the genocide initiated by the Buddhist Myanmar military, observes the daily situation of their existence in what is the world's largest refugee camp and looks at the larger political climate surrounding the crisis

Biography:

Kylie Zarmati grew up in California and has spent a significant portion of her life in Baja, Mexico. After finishing High School, she took a trip to East Africa that unearthed her love for adventure and served as a catalyst for her filmmaking and photography career. Over the last eight years, Kylie has traveled to diverse areas of the world filming for NGOs and creating independent films. She has a deep passion for human rights and the environment, and focuses the bulk of her work on addressing the factors that threaten their preservation. Kylie has an academic background in the study of global studies and a master’s degree in International Human Rights. Kylie is dedicated to using film and photography as a medium for telling stories that would otherwise be overlooked. She believes that there is no better way at showcasing life than through a picture, whether still or moving.

Contact information:


w: kyliezarmati.com
e: kyzarmati@gmail.com


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