3rd Nagaland Film Festival culminates
Dimapur, December 6: The 3rd Nagaland Film Festival, Hornbill edition, which was held at Capital Convention Centre, Kohima came to an end on December 5.
Director of Information and Public Relations Department, Er. Z. Tokishe Sema appreciated the talented members of the Film Association Nagaland (FAN) and together with the IPR department hoped that they could take forward the promotion of films in Nagaland in the future. Sema acknowledged the National Film Development Cooperation and Film Facilitation Office, New Delhi and Ministry of Information and Broadcasting (GOI) for co-hosting the event. He also hoped that this film festival would encourage the young budding talents in Nagaland and across the Northeast states.
The Director mentioned his sincere and heartfelt condolence message for actor, Lanuakum Ao and his family members. In solidarity with the deceased actor and the lives lost at Oting, Mon, a two minute silence was observed.
Film curator, Meenakshi Shedde from Mumbai said that there has been a tremendous effort to make this festival happen and there has been a lot of attention paid to details in making this festival successful. She said very unique stories have been told during the festival which the world needs to hear. Shedde said the film festival has been well timed to give everyone the opportunity to showcase the stories about North East to the rest of the world.
Abu Metha who was supposed to be the special guest for the valedictory programme could not attend the function due to the unfortunate incident that took place at Mon.
(Page News Service)