Fried Fish, Chicken Soup and a Premier Show
Fried Fish, Chicken Soup and a Premier Show

Fried Fish, Chicken Soup and a Premier Show

2012  |  90 Min

  • Director: Mamta Murthy
  • Cast: Manaobi M M, H Neki, Joy, Mohindro, Gandhi
  • Awards: National Film Award for Best Arts/Cultural Film 2011, International Jury Award (shared) Mumbai International Film Festival 2012,Best Documentary SIGNS Film Festival 2012 Kerala, Official selection CPH:Dox 2012 Denmark
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Through the shoot of a Manipuri film, the cinematic history of this state in northeastern India is revealed. From its rise in the 1970s, the Manipur film industry has been populated by people dedicated to the craft. Despite having limited funds and technical resources, they manage to make films that tell stories close to the local people. Themes of lovers, friends, brothers who find themselves played against the police or the army are common in a state that has seen much civil strife. Discover behind-the-scenes stories of Manipuri cinema and the state itself in this enlightening feature.

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