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Five Oscar Winning Film- Hugo directed by Martin Scorsese to be screened with interaction on September 21

by Rinku Khumukcham
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By- Meghachandra Kongbam
Imphal, Sept. 18

With the support from Manipur State Film Development Society, Film Society of Manipur will screen English film-HUGO (2011) directed by Martin Scorsese on September 21, 2019, the third Saturday at 4 pm at MSFDS Auditorium here, under the monthly film screening programme with interactive session towards the promotion of good film movement in Manipur.
Hugo is a historical adventure drama film  adapted for the screen by John Logan. Based on Brian Selznick’s book The Invention of Hugo Cabret, it tells the story of an orphan boy named Hugo Cabret who lives alone in a railway station in Paris in the 1930s and wrapped up in a mystery involving his late father and an automation. His journey leads the discovery of Georges Méliès, the father of Special  Effects in Cinema. Hugo  received critical  acclaim and 11 Academy Award  nominations including Best Picture, more than any other film that year, and it won five awards: Best Cinematography,  Best Art Direction, Best Sound Mixing, Best Sound Editing, and Best Visual Effects.
School children from a few schools in Imphal will also attend the film screening and the interactive session so that they can learn the film medium and what the good film is about.
Eminent personalities from the Critics Forum, Manipur and Film Society of Manipur will share the space of the interactive session to be conducted after screening of the film.
All the members of the Film Society of Manipur and Critics Forum, Manipur are informed to attend the screening with their family and children and to take part in the interactive session.

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