The Manipur State Film Development Society (MSFDS) and Film Forum Manipur on Friday announced that the ‘Mami Numit’ will be observed on Sunday from 2 pm onwards at the MSFDS Complex Palace Gate, Imphal East.
MSFDS and Film Forum Manipur extend warm wishes to each and every film lover, film enthusiast, film-goers, film activists, film exhibitors and film practitioners of the state of Manipur on the forthcoming occasion of Mami Numit that marks the birth of Manipuri Cinema, stated a release.
The simple observation cum celebration programme would include offering floral tribute at the Memorial stone of Manipuri Cinema from 2:00pm onwards along with formal function inside the Palace Auditorium and subsequently an entertainment program would be organized in the MSFDS courtyard in the evening, it mentioned.
All are duly invited to join the observation as well as the celebration at MSFDS Complex from 2 pm onwards, it stated.
On the occasion of the 3rd Foundation Day of SN Chand Cine Archive & Museum of MFSDS which also falls on April 9, there would be a Seminar on Film Archiving and Preservation on the same day, it mentioned. All interested are invited to attend the Seminar that would start by 2.40 pm, it added.
MSFDS regrets to inform that it is unable to organize the distribution of the annual Manipur State Film Awards of 2023 on April 9 as done conventionally, it mentioned.
However, the 15th Manipur State Film Awards 2023 for films made in 2022 will be organised in May 2023 after due competition of the process like ‘Call for Entries’ and due ‘Selection by concerned juries’, it added.