Survival In Prison

by EM News April 15, 2015

For his student activism and political activities in 1999, San Zaw Htway was sentenced to 36 years in prison. This film documents his life, family, hunger protests he staged for the rights of the people in jail, how he took up drawing with any available materials in order to overcome the jail’s suffocation, and how he becomes an artist after 12 years in jail.

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Duration 47:42
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Director Yee Nan Theik
Year produced 2013