Manipur hosts documentary film festival
Imphal, June 1 (EMN): Manipur on Saturday hosted a documentary film festival under the aegis of Sahitya Akademi and Jawaharlal Nehru Manipur Dance Academy, DM College Campus in Imphal.
As part of the festival, a documentary film on eminent Manipuri writer E Sonamani, directed by a noted film director Aribam Syam was released and screened.
Popular documentary films such as ‘MK Binodini’ directed by Aribam Shyam Sharma based on the then prominent writer Maharajkumari Binodini ,‘Poetry of North-East’ directed by Rakesh Srivastava and ‘Sahitya Akademy’ directed by Gulzar were also screened during the festival.
Eminent Manipuri writer Elangbam Sonamani Singh and well known film maker and director Aribam Syam Sharma attended the opening session.
Sahitya Akademi Secretary K Sreenivasarao, Advisory Board Convener N Kirankumar Singh and Jawaharlal Nehru Manipur Dance Academy Director L Upendro Sharma were also present in the dais.