Center for Southeast Asian Studies, Kyoto University
The Father I knew
Thirty years ago, when she was a young child, Jenni’s father left his family to join the Burmese students fighting the military dicta_x0002_torship. He was never to return. Now a grown woman with a family of her own, refugee worker Jenni retraces her revolutionary father’s final steps and considers the impact the country’s decades-long conflicts have had on her family and indeed a whole gen_x0002_eration. This documentary is a sensitive portrayal of a daughter’s search for a lost father amidst the impact of the conflicts in the late 1980s.
- Aye Chan