Manipur’s Cinematic Journey

MORE than 40 feature and non-feature films packaged the first-of-a-kind Manipuri Film Festival entitled “Nongpokthong – The Eastern Gate” held in Delhi last month. Screened at various colleges like Jawaharlal Nehru University and Jamia Millia Islamia, the presence of Manipuri filmmakers, directors, including the renowned Aribam Syam Sharma, writers and actors added sparkle to the occasion. The...

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...