Meghalaya hosted closing ceremony of its 1st International Film Festival
The first Meghalaya International Film Festival was an initiative of the Meghalaya Filmmakers' Association (MeFilma)
SHILLONG: The first Meghalaya International Film Festival was an initiative of the Meghalaya Filmmakers' Association (MeFilma), a Shillong-based registered society comprising of filmmakers from the State under the aegis of Founder President Commander Shangpliang and the Meghalaya Tourism, a Government of Meghalaya Society registered under the Society Registration Act, 1860.
The Festival screened over 65 films and documentaries spread over five days with a gala opening on the evening of 14th March at the Soso Tham Auditorium, while the closing ceremony took place on the evening of 18th March at the same venue.
Minister of Tourism and Art & Culture, Paul Lyngdoh inaugurated the 1st Meghalaya International Film Festival. Renowned film personality Adil Hussain graced the occasion as Special Guest. There were four venues where parallel screenings took place. The Festival was aimed at creating a film culture in the State, especially among its youths to create a conscious citizenry, stated a press release.
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