• Midi Z

Midi Z

Midi Z is a Myanmar-born Taiwanese film director. He studied Film Directing in Taiwan. In 2009, he was named one of the most prominent directors by the Taipei Golden Horse Film Academy. Return to Burma, his debut feature, was selected for the Tiger Awards Competition in 2012 and The Palace on the Sea led to a Tiger Award nomination in 2014. Midi Z’s Ice Poison (2014) won Best Film in Edinburgh and represented Taiwan at the Foreign Language Oscars. Jade Miners (2015), his first documentary, was selected for IFFR 2015.

The Road to Mandalay is his 4th feature.

Filmography :


2016 : The Road to Mandalay

2014 : Ice Poison (selected at the Berlinale Panorama)

2012 : Poor Folk

2011 : Return to Burma


2014 : The Palace on the Sea


2016 : City of Jade

2015 : Jade Miners