Soe Arkar Htun

Kefka Film – Myanmar

Soe Arkar Htun




Soe Arkar Htun is an up and coming film producer from Myanmar. The first short documentary he directed in 2014, A Political Life, won the Silver Comma Award at Alpavirama International Film Festival in India. A Yangon Film School gradu- ate, Soe Arkar Htun also attended the Asiadoc Producer Workshop in Cambodia in 2017 and graduated with BFC Award from Busan Asian Film School (AfiS) in 2018. He is currently producing two short films and developing several feature films for the first time including Mangoes are Tasty There aka The Returning Kid by Sai Naw Kham (SGIFF Southeast Asian Film Lab 2018, SAFF 2017, Myanmar Script Fund 2016) and Saturday Born Aries by the 2017 Open Doors alumni Nwaye Zar Che Soe.


Production Company Profile

Kefka Film Production is a Yangon-based production company established in 2019, founded by the three Burmese professionals Soe Arkar Htun (producer), Khin Warso (producer, observer at Open Doors Lab 2019) and Sai Naw Kham (director). Kefka is dedicated to socially-engaged cinema, and believes in bringing about social and political change through cinematic expression, focusing on feature films by Burmese talents with a unique voice. We are also enthusiastic about creative documentaries as well as mixed-genre films and short formats.


Selected Filmography

  • Piti (online series, 5 episodes, 2018)
  • The School Uniform (Fiction, 17’, 2017)


Line up

  • Nilar by Sai Naw Kham (Short lm, 25’, 2019)
  • Mangoes are Tasty There aka The Returning Kid by Sai Naw Kham (Social Drama, 90’, 2020)
  • Saturday Born Aries by Nwaye Zar Che Soe (Drama, 120’, 2021)


Contact Details
+95 997 654 45 38



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