Documentary on Manipuri cinema wins National award

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Fried Fish, Chicken Soup and a Premiere Show, a 90min documentary film dealing with the alternative cinema tradition in Manipur wins award in the Best Arts /cultural film category at the 59th National Film Awards.

"Fried Fish, Chicken Soup and a Premiere Show" wins National award

Jury citation: For taking us on a journey that chronicles the struggle to produce films in strife torn Manipur and in the process painting a vivid canvas, which captures cinema in the state as a medium of popular culture.

The film has already won  “Best Documentary” at 6th Signs National Film Festival 2012, Kerala and the “International Jury Award” at the Mumbai International Film Festival (MIFF) 2012.

The film is directed by Mumbai based International award winning filmmaker Mamta Murthy.

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