Manipur- the ‘Jewel metropolis of India’, one of many eight sisters of North East would be the torch bearer for the promotion of movies from North East India on the 53rd version of the Worldwide Movie Pageant of India (IFFI), as per an official press launch.
To mark the golden jubilee of Manipuri cinema, IFFI 53-Asia`s oldest movie competition – will showcase 5 function and 5 non-feature movies, curated by Manipur State Movie Improvement Society below Indian Panorama. Every year April 9, has been celebrated because the start of Manipuri cinema because the first Manipuri function movie was launched on April 9, 1972, named `Matamgi Manipur`, directed by Deb Kumar Bose.
As per an official assertion, with the screening of the opening function movie Ishanaou directed by Padmashree award-winning director Aribam Shyam Sharma, and Ratan Thiyam; The Man of Theater within the Non-feature movie part together with different movies, the cinema fanatic will get a style of wealthy cultural heritage, fierce storytelling, dance, music, traditions and theatres from the state of Manipur.
Manipuri movie pioneers like Aribam Shyam Sharma, Oken Amakcham, Nirmala Chanu, Borun Thokchom, and Romi Meitei amongst others will mark their presence to rejoice the 50 years of aesthetic brilliance of Manipuri cinema in the course of the 53rd Version of IFFI, Goa.
Directed by Aribam Shyam Sharma, the movie Ishanou revolves round a feminine protagonist named Tampha, her husband and her kids. Their lives are disrupted by a sudden change when Tampha leaves her household in quest of the Maibi Guru whom she thinks has chosen her to be the matriarchal non secular sect of Maibis, acknowledged the official assertion, learn the official press launch.
Directed by S.N. Chand Sajati, Brojendra, a physician, married a lady of his mom`s alternative however refused to take a look at her face even after marriage. Later, at a musical efficiency, he possibilities upon a stupendous lady and exchanges significant glances together with her. He returned residence guilt-ridden however he was shocked to see the identical lady as his spouse.
A poetic gala, the movie transports the meditative locals of Loktak Lake-the floating Lake of Manipur and the unintended discovery of a weapon, a fisherman experiences a brand new confidence that quickly results in violence.
Directed by Haobam Paban Kumar, as per the press launch. The movie narrates the story of a middle-class household, Tonsa, a retired man and his three grownup kids. All are votaries of the brand new and previous values in society and shortly drift in several instructions of their lives. The household appears to be destined to disintegrate, however then they start to know one another higher and resolve to stay collectively fortunately thereafter. Directed by Deb Kumar Bose.
It reads that directed by Oinam Gautam, Yaiphabi – the ladies protagonist of Phijigi Mani -sets out on a mission to reunite her household. She tries to bridge the strained relationship between her dad and mom and her brother, Sanajaoba who deserted them. The movie rides upon the previous and current lifetime of Yaiphabi evolving the socio-political state of affairs of Manipur.
The movie captures the lifetime of Ratan Thiyam, the Founder-Director of the Refrain Repertory Theater in Manipur. A famend Manipuri poet, playwriter, painter, musician, and theatre guru. He labored as Chairperson of the distinguished Nationwide College of Drama from 2013-2017. He additionally labored as Director of the Nationwide College of Drama from 1987 to 1989. The film is directed by Oken Amakcham and Nirmala Chanu.
Primarily based on N. Kunjamohan`s Nationwide Akademy award-winning brief story, Chaoba struggles to feed his household by fishing within the river. After many days Chaoba and his son catch a Hilsa, joyous, got here residence to prepare dinner Hilsa curry however are unable to take action as Chaoba has to promote his catch to purchase some rice. The movie is directed by Ningthauja Lancha.
Hai, a 40-year villager lives together with his household in a distant village in Manipur outcasted by the villagers for not supporting the favored candidate throughout elections. Regardless of difficulties, Hai fights for his particular person proper to vote and elect his representatives. The movie is to be directed by Ashok Veilou, learn the official assertion. Directed by Borun Thokchom, the Movie narrates the story of a poetic aspect of the activist Irom Sharmila Chanu, inside a extremely guarded hospital jail in Manipur as she scribes her pocket book whereas serving her sentence for `try and commit suicide.
‘Chaoren’ is the school-going boy getting jealous of his good friend Sana who’s picked up by their soccer coach to be the workforce captain. Additional, he indulged in a sinister act by giving Sana the chemical-sprayed vegetable to eat and Sana didn’t flip up the following day. The movie is directed by Romi Meitei, as per an official press launch.