|Synopsis||A tyre recycling workshop in South Okkalapa inMyanmar's former capital of Yangon is a site ofmultiple uses and multiple deaths, for this is theplace where defunct tyres are transformed from|
their original shape and use, and are reborn into new and completely different lives. This observational documentary gently explores a community of tyre cutters and recyclers, young and old, male and female, as they create with their super-sharp blades, careful eyes and skilful strokes, buckets, brushes and slippers from discarded rubber tyres.
Kyaw Myo Lwin 캬우 묘 륀Kyaw Myo Lwin joined the Yangon Film School (YFS)in 2007 where he has since worked as sound recorist and/or editor on several YFS productions including a film about trauma healing in the Delta after Cyclone Nargis called Hidden Wounds. Since 2009, he has also been working as a peer trainer as part of the YFS teach-to-train program. Tyres marks his directorial debut.
|Director||Kyaw Myo Lwin|