A Thousand Fires

Director/Writer: Saeed Taji Farouky. Produced by Point du Jour - Les Films de Balibari (FR), Akka Films (CH), BIND (NL).

Funding Netherlands Film Fund: Minority co-production feature film and documentary.

A Thousand Fires

A Thousand Fires is a tale of family, oil, and life cycles in Myanmar’s artisanal oil fields. Parents Twe Tin and Thein Shwe struggle daily in the unregulated oil industry, their futures and fortunes governed by a complex web of fate, luck, karma, and astrological magic.

Festival: Locarno International Film Festival 2021