Paban Kumar Cannes Bound

IMPHAL, May 7: Award winning documentary and television director of Manipur Haobam Paban Kumar has been selected by the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting to participate in this year’s Cannes Film Festival. Paban Kumar, along with five other film makers of India enlisted by the Ministry will leave for the French resort town to attend the Festival being held from May 12 till 18. Paban Kumar,...

Manipuri Film Festival Makes Debut In Capital

NEW DELHI, Mar 10: If one were to mention Imagi Ningthem, a Manipuri feature film, not many of us would know that it received the Golden Montgolfiere at the Nantes film festival in 1982 and the silver lotus at the National Film Festival. Although a lot of Manipuri films have received global acclaim, they have failed to carve a niche in the national imagination with the state being always associated...