Imphal, June 14,
With the support from Manipur State Film Development Society, Film Society of Manipur will screen the Italian film-Cinema Paradiso (1988) directed by Giuseppe Tornatore on June 16, 2019 Sunday at 5 pm at MSFDS Auditorium here, under the monthly film screening programme with interaction session towards the promotion of good film movement in Manipur..
Cinema Paradiso is the beautiful, enchanting story of a young boy’s lifelong love affair with the movies. Set in an Italian village, Salvatore finds himself enchanted by the flickering images at the Cinema Paradiso, yearning for the secret of the cinema’s magic. When the projectionist, Alfredo, agrees to reveal the mysteries of moviemaking, a deep friendship is born. The day comes for Salvatore to leave the village and pursue his dream of making movies of his own. Thirty years later he receives a message that beckons him back home to a secret and beautiful discovery that awaits him.
The film won Grand Prix du Jury in Cannes Film Festival 1989, Best Foreign Language film in Golden Globe Awards 1989 and Best Foreign Language Film in 62nd Academy Awards 1989.
Eminent personalities from the Critics Forum, Manipur will share the space of the interaction session to be conducted after screening of the film. P. Biprachand aka B.C.Khuman, Associate Professor in English Literature, Manipur College will be the main speaker of the interaction session on the film. All the members of the Film Society of Manipur and Critics Forum, Manipur are informed to attend the screening and to take part in the interaction session.