Guwahati: A film on Iron Lady Irom Sharmila, famed for her decade-long hunger strike to protest against the Armed Forces Special Powers Act in Manipur, would be the highlight at the ninth edition of the two-day ADDA short film
festival beginning here tomorrow.
Filmmaker Barun Thokchom has captured a different angle of Sharmila's life as a poet in his film 'The Silent Poet'.
The film would be screened along with films of 15 other film-makers at the festival, ADDA president Hitesh Mahanta and general secretary Debojit Gayan said....more
04:49 PM, Dec 07, 2012