Sunday, August 1, 2021

Hornbill Intl Film Festival culminates

The second day of GLOCAL 2018 Hornbill International Film Festival was held at Bamboo Hall Kisama heritage village on Sunday. The film festival is presented by the Eastern Art Council and supported by the Department of Tourism and Department of Information & Public Relations, Portrait Studio, Broadcast Media & Graphics and Merical Post.
The Hornbill International Film Festival 2018 showcased short films in animation and documentaries from America, Latvia, Myanmar, Nagaland & north-east India.
Films screening began with 6 International award winning films from Myanmar. The first film ‘Insomniacs’ was directed by M. Noe. He is an independent film maker, critic and film essayist. He likes to make diverse range and types of films.
A film called ‘better late than never’ by Ahkhee Chelsea is story of a single mom and her son. A short film by Ko Jet ‘suppose’ is a film digging out the temptation of human natures. Buffalo Boat by Kaung Myat Thu Kyaw and Myat Esi Mon is a documentary about a group of people depending on a herd of buffalos and leeches.
The other highlights of the films shown on the last day of the film festival were the ‘Bosti Mechanic’ produced by Mhonlumo Kikon and Iris Yingzen a short film by Sophy Lasuh from Nagaland, ‘At the fat of the motherland’ by Dominic Savio, -Ah by Napoleon Thanga from Mizoram, The snack list – Alyce Rogers and Janis Skulme from Latvia.
Advisor IPR, Toshi Wungtung and Additional Secretary, IPR and Director IPR Limawati Ao graced the last day of the GLOCAL 2018 Hornbill International Film Festival.