Love & Other Matters

Myanmar, 2015

Love & Other Matters introduces us to seven very different LGBT people living in Myanmar today. A warm and humorous documentary about the most human aspect of us all: the desire to love, be loved and be accepted.

Made by Yangon Film Services with financial support from The Kingdom of the Netherlands for Document Our History Now in collaboration wth Colors Rainbow. Love & Other Matters was released alongside the ‘Rainbow Agenda Myanmar’ (n advocacy agenda) in september 2015.

Director: Su Su Hlaing
Editor: Zin Mar Oo
Cinematograher: Htun Lynn
Sound Design: Kyaw Ko Ko
Sound Recordist: Sai Kong Kham
Editing Mentor: Melanie Sandfort ASE
Producer: Robert Witlox, Document Our History Now and Yangon Film School

Exposure so far:

  • Screening at public- and press event, Yangon, Myanmar, September 2015
  • Screening at ‘LGBT storytelling film afternoon’ by Document Our History Now, Amsterdam, November 2015
  • Screening at &PROUD, LGBT Film Festival, Yangon, Myanmar, January 2016
  • Screening in several cities in Myanmar, January – May 2016
  • Screening at Studierenden Parlement, Universitat Bayreuth, Germany, May 2016