|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|