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Manipur State Film Development Society to observe Mami Numit

MSFDS and Film Forum Manipur will commemorate the birth of Manipur cinema on ‘Mami Numit’, while the state film award will be distributed by governor, MSFDS stated in a release.

ByIFP Bureau

Updated 9 Apr 2022, 9:07 am

Representational Image (Photo: Unsplash)
Representational Image (Photo: Unsplash)

 

Manipur State Film Development Society (MSFDS) on Friday announced that the birth of Manipur cinema will be celebrated as ‘Mami Numit’ on Saturday as part of the Golden Jubilee Celebration of Manipur Cinema.

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MSFDS and Film Forum Manipur will commemorate the birth of Manipur cinema on ‘Mami Numit’, while the state film award will be distributed by governor, MSFDS stated in a release.

“The celebration will begin from 8.30 am with the lighting of the inaugural lamp and offering of floral tributes at the ‘Ningsing Nungbi, Manipuri Cinema’ (Memorial Stone of Manipuri Cinema) erected inside the MSFDS complex, Palace Compound, Imphal,” it stated.

It added that in the award distribution ceremony presided by minister Awangbow Newmai, governor of Manipur La Ganesan will distribute the prestigious Manipur State Film Awards which is modelled after the prestigious National Film Awards. Followed by the screening of the best non-feature, ‘Ayekpa Singee Pukhei’ by Debendro Thiyam and best feature awarding films, ‘Eikhoigi Yum’ by Romi Meitei, it continued.

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The function will be attended by Art and Culture commissioner M Joy Singh as chief guest, award winning critic Meghachandra Kongbam as guest of honour and Film Forum Manipur chairman Samjetsabam Mangoljao as president, it mentioned.

“As the golden jubilee celebration is coming to it conclusion, Palace Auditorium of MSFDS will continue with the ‘Festival of Cinemas of Manipur’ from April 14 to 29, and as a special attraction and to showcase the importance of preserving the state’s cinematic heritage, the restored 4K format of the first film by a Manipuri filmmaker SN Chand, 'Brojendrogi Luhongba' will also be screened,” it informed.

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