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Hsofilms • LA Weekly • Retrospective

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  • Hso Hkam
  • Hso Hkam
  • Project Type:
    Documentary, Feature
  • Runtime:
    50 minutes
  • Completion Date:
    November 30, 2018
  • Production Budget:
    70,000 USD
  • Country of Origin:
    United States
  • Country of Filming:
    United States
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  • Student Project:
  • Santa Monica, CA
    United States
    December 8, 2018
    Santa Monica International Film Festival
    WINNER Best Documentary Feature
Distribution Information
  • hsofilms, Inc
    Sales Agent
    Country: Worldwide
Director Biography - Hso Hkam

Hso Hkam was born in Yangoon, Myanmar (also known as Burma), where he is the 19th Saopha of Lawksawk (Shan prince), whose lineage dates back to 1630. He received an athletic scholarship for tennis at the University of Illinois at Chicago and continued his education at UCLA, and received a BFA. Hso had created over 100 video contents/documentaries for LA Weekly publication. His film credits include festival favorite, "Ghostown" and "Ground Bloom Flower" "Fightin'4 the Forty" earned him the Audience Choice Award at the Malibu Film Festival. In 2013, "History is Myth" won best short film at the Other Venice Film Festival. The Association of Alternative Newsmedia awarded "Theotis Beasley: Pro Skate", 1st place Short Form Documentary in 2018. "Hsofilms . LA Weekly . Retrospective" won Best Documentary Film at 2018 Santa Monica International Film Festival. He lives in Venice, California, where he specializes in filmmaking, photography, painting, and drawing.

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