DIR. Longjam Meena Devi | India | Manipuri and English with English and Thai subtitle | 15 min.
เรื่องราวของชุมชนชาวประมงที่กำลังเผชิญกับการแทรกแซงเข้ามาควบคุมพื้นทะเลสาบลอกตักของรัฐ ขณะที่ทพเลสาบเองกำลังได้รับผลกระทบจากมลพิษ และการเปลี่ยนแปลงสภาพภูมิอากาศที่หลีกเลี่ยงไม่ได้
The story of “THE NGAMEES OF THE LAST WETLANDS” will be a compelling story of the untold story of fishing communities, their woes and threatening livelihood. Loktak Lake is increasingly exposed to innumerable threats to its ecological biodiversity as well as pollution and inevitable climate change.
SHOWTIME IN BANGKOK
โปรแกรมหนังสั้น 1 (Shorts Program 1)
17 กุมภาพันธ์ เวลา 12:00 น. (February 17 at 12:00 PM)
Auditorium (3rd floor)
179 Witthayu Rd, Lumphini, Pathum Wan, Bangkok 10330
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Longjam Meena Devi
Dr. Meena Longjam is an award winning independent filmmaker and the first woman filmmaker from Manipur to bag national award for her debut documentary film “Autodriver”. She is a single mother of 2 doting kids who struggle to find time with her role of motherhood and pursuing her academic and professional pursuits. In 2015, she launched Airameen Media to produce films related to social and gender issues and publish books related to media and the arts. Her documentary film ‘AUTODRIVER’ is about a lady auto driver based in conflict torn Imphal city who has to face the discrimination of passengers. The film was premiered at Signs film festival Kerala 2015 where she bagged the Jury special Award. The film also won jury special mention at woodpecker international film festival. Her film has been selected for screening in a number of national and international film festivals in competition section sharing Manipuri’s woman spirited role in the society. Her recent short film echo also bagged award at the peace builders’ international film festival in October 2016. Her recent feature length Andro Dreams won “best documentary at 8th edition of Jagran film Festival, Mumbai and also it was the opening non feature film at 54th international film festival india, Goa . She is developing more such woman empowerment films for production. She is currently teaching as Assistant professor under department of culture studies, Manipur University of Culture. She has also been awarded doctoral degree in mass communication from Manipur. Other than attending a number of film festivals as Jury, she also gives talks at media conferences across India and Abroad.