Press conference on digital restoration of “Japan Yin Thwe” held

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Director-General U Ye Naing delivers the speech at the press conference on digital restoration of the film
“Japan Yin Thwe” in Yangon yesterday. Photo: MNA

Press conference on digital restoration of the film “ Japan Yin Thwe” was held at Yangon Film Development Center on Golden Valley road in Bahan, Yangon yesterday.
Japan Yin Thwe was directed by U Nyi Pu in 1935. It was a first co-creation of Japan and Myanmar and the only one left in National Film Archive of Japan.
It was reported that NFAJ will have it digitalized to restore it.
LMAGICA Lab.Inc will digitalize the film, and A-One film and Save Myanmar Film will collaborate to restore it with the help of Japanese organization, Agency for Culture Affaires.
Japan Yin Thwe was directed by father of Myanmar Film, U Nyi Pu and it was first Japan- Myanmar film.
It is a love story about a Myanmar lad and a Japanese lass. It was a hit movie at that time in Myanmar.
At the conference, Director General of Information and Public Relations Department, U Ye Naing and Japanese Ambassador to Myanmar Mr. Ichiro Maruyama delivered key note speeches.
Then, Secretary Akihito Horiguchi of the Embassy of Japan in Myanmar and curator of NFAJ Mr. Yoshirolrie explained about the movie, and President and CEO of IMAGICA Lab, Mr Katsumi Obayashi gave a speech.
Afterwards, Director U Thein Htut of A-1 Film Production and U Okkar of Save Myanmar Film expressed words of thanks.
The officials answered the question by the media.—MNA

(Translated by Alphonsus)

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