‘Bloody Phanek’ screened at Women’s Film Festival 2021

By FrontierManipur | Published On 11th Mar, 2021, 10:43 GMT+0530

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Expressing satisfaction with the turnout and the brainstorming session after the screening, director of Bloody Phanek Sonia Nepram said further critical documentations and engagements in different aspects of the society should be done duly

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Bloody Phanek, a documentary directed by Sonia Nepram, was screened at the Palace Auditorium, MSFDS as part of the inaugural function of Women’s Film Festival 2021 (March 8-9) conducted by the Film Society of Manipur in collaboration with Federation of Film Societies of India and Manipur State Film Development Society.

Speaking on the occasion MSFDS secretary Sunzu Bachaspatimayum urged everyone to understand film, to make film and know what’s happening around the globe. Film festivals play an important bridge between the filmmakers and the viewers. Women filmmakers are now coming in front and challenging the perspectives and presenting the view from the women lens, he added.

Sheelaramani Chungkham elaborated on how the women’s movement started and spread across the globe after years of ill-treatment, subjugation, suppression and how she who had been robbed of identity is building her image today as the day passes by.

Manipur Cinema is celebrating its Golden Jubilee this year and the Manipur Films Society is planning screenings, workshops and seminars to be held for the calendar year, said Film Society Manipur vice president Salam Rajesh.

Expressing satisfaction with the turnout and the brainstorming session after the screening, director of Bloody Phanek Sonia Nepram said further critical documentations and engagements in different aspects of the society should be done duly.

Two other non-feature films The Day I Became A Woman (directed by Moupia Mukherjee, 35mins), Imaginary Homes (directed by Priya Naresh, 17mins) and a feature film Run Kalayani (directed by Geetha J, 100mins) was screened at the function.

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