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The Glenwood Post Independent’s Feb. 11 Student Spotlight by Will Grandbois featured CMC Isaacson School for New Media student Thang Khan Sian Khai and is reprinted below.

Photo of CMC student Thang Khan Sian Khai

Isaacson School for New Media student Thang Khan Sian Khai mentors middle school students taking part in CMC Spring Valley’s 2015 Reach Your Peak New Media Documentary camp.

Thang Khan Sian Khai, known to his friends as Sian Khai, 19, grew up in Myanmar and came to the United States two years ago to attend Colorado Mountain College’s Isaacson School for New Media. His passion for documentary has only grown and he has even found an attachment to Colorado.

As he nears the completion of the degree, he agreed to a short interview about his experiences. His latest project, a short film titled “The Untouchable Skin”, is below:

The Untouchable Skin from Thang Khan Sian Khai on Vimeo.

Post Independent: Tell me a little about Myanmar.

Sian Khai: The country was under a military government from 1988 to 2011. After that, they decided they wanted a democratic system, but it’s still in the process. There have been a lot of improvements. Click for full article