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  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (streaming video file) (19 minutes): digital, .flv file, sound
  • Publisher: [San Francisco, California, USA] : Yangon Film School, 2011.

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Title from title frames.
In Process Record.
Date/Time and Place of an Event Note:
Originally produced by Yangon Film School in 2011.
Summary, etc.:
Bungkus' is the Malay word for 'parcel', the name given to young women sent abroad to marry a man they may never have met so they can send money back to their families in Myanmar. Set in the Chin community of Yangon, the story follows Zing Zing whose tenderly flowering relationship with local boy Asang is threatened when her mother decides she must become a 'parcel'. The film's end is inspired by a real-life tragedy within the Chin community. Myanmar Singapore Film Festival Award 2013
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Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Language Note:
In English
Subject: Gender identity.
Gender identity.
Genre: Asian Studies
Documentary films.

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