QUAN MA HE (荃蔴河)

Yong Chao Lee - Taiwan
2018 — Documentary — English subtitles — ptsfestival@gmail.com

In a village on the Quan Ma River in Upper Burma, Old Hong and Lady Hong prepare to welcome their first child into the world. This starts Old Hong thinking about the future. What future? Corn and walnuts and land that no one wants to buy. He ponders whether he should continue in his father’s footsteps as a goatherder or move his new family away from the Quan Ma River as so many others already have.

The film is screened in the following programmes