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May 26, 2019

Lion Club from Japan donates films reels to Film Archive

Officials from Film Archive hand over Film reel donated by Lion Club Japanese organization at film development Center in Yangon, yesterday.  Photo: MNA

A Japanese organization named Lion Club donated Film reel to Film Archive at Film Development Center on Golden Valley street, Bahan Township, Yangon, yesterday. The event is reported to be the collaborative effort of Save Myanmar Film and Japanese embassy.
At the Event, Director general of Myanmar Motion Picture Development Department, U Thein Naing and Japanese Minister Consular Ms. Tomoko Yoshihiro delivered key note speeches.
Then, member of Tokyo Bunka Lions club Mr. Yoji Sugitani donated 110 film reels, Mr. Shinichi Tanaka from Kawasaki West Rotary Club, Kitayama House Industry Inc, 70, Mr. Kazuhito Sano from Sano Block Industry Inc 20 and Mr. Yuho Sano 10 .
Director general U Thein Naing and Project Director of Save Myanmar Film received and presented certificates of appreciation.
U Toe of A One Film Also donated a reel.
The film reels were known to price at 300.000 Japanese yan.
It was reported that Myanmar Motion Picture Development opened film Archive in 1981, and now there are 9 16mm films, 11 black and white films, 127 color films, 22 phonograph record, 2984 news stories are under care.—MNA

(Translated by Alphonsus)

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