The Federation of Film Societies of India (FFSI) will praise the International Women’s Day with the International Women’s Film Festival 2019 from March 8 to 10 all through India. The fest will be held in Kolkata, Guwahati, Imphal, Hyderabad, Pune, Bengaluru, Puducherry, Jamshedpur, Kohlapur, Madurai, Karimnagar, Mumbai and just as different urban communities, displaying a melange of globally acclaimed movies by lady film makers.
In Imphal, the FFSI in a joint effort with the Film Society of Manipur and the Manipur State Film Development Society will sort out the fest. Meghachandra Kongbam, President of the Film Society of Manipur, said seven full-length include films just as a short film will be screened amid the celebration, which will be initiated by amazing film performing artist Yengkhom Roma, and M. Lakshmikumar, Commissioner of Art and Culture, Manipur, will’s identity the visitor of respect at MSFDS Auditorium.
Kazakhstan’s short movie “Su (Water)”, coordinated by Aizhana Kassymbek, and Tajikistan sentiment movie “Tasfiya (Purification)”, coordinated by Sharofat Arabova, will be the opening movies. On the following day, Meher Afroz Shaon’s Bangladeshi film “Krishno Pokkho”, based upon the novel of famous Bangla novelist Humayun Ahmed, Reema Borah’s Assamese film “Bokul” and Fowzia Fathima’s Malayalam film “Nadiyude Moonaam Kara (Third Bank of the River)” will be screened.
On the last day, Sikta Biswas’s Bengali film “Pather Sandhan (The Quest)”, based on renowned writer Bibhutibhusan Bandyopadhyay’s story “Anusandhan”, Shahneoyai Cacoly’s Bangladeshi film “Nodijon (The River of Colours)” and D. Sumana Kittur’s Malayalam comedy film “Kiragoorina Gayyaligalu (Rowdy Women of Kiragooru)” will be screened. Kongbam has urged film scholars, critics, filmmakers, cinephiles, writers, theatre and other performing artistes, woman activists and art lovers to witness the festival and share the experience.
Haobam Paban Kumar, General Secretary of the Film Society of Manipur, said they will organise film shows and festivals regularly.