The Indian Panorama Film Festival this year is being hosted by Shillong, Meghalaya. It will present a bouquet of best of contemporary Indian Cinema produced in different languages with a view to promoting quality cinema from different parts of the country. Eight feature films and three non-feature films will be screened over three days. The festival will be inaugurated by the Chief Minister of Meghalaya, Dr. Mukul Sangma in the presence of Secretary, Ministry of Information & Broadcasting, Shri Bimal Julka on 12th March, 2015 at 4.30 pm at U Soso Tham Auditorium, Shillong. The film festival is being organised by the Directorate of Film Festivals, Ministry of Information & Broadcasting in collaboration with the Government of Meghalaya.
The festival will open with the Marathi feature film, ‘Dr. Prakash Baba Amte – The Real Hero’ directed by Ms. Samruoddhi Porey.
Other feature films which will be screened during the festival are ‘Drishyam’ (Malayalam), ‘December 1’ (Kannada), ‘Kuttram Kadithal (Tamil), ‘Ankhon Dekhi’ (Hindi), ‘Othello’ (Assamese), ‘Ri’ (Khasi), ‘Teenkahon’ (Bengali) and ‘Ranjana Ami Ar Ashbona’ (Bengali). Non-feature films to be screened during the festival are ‘Songs of the Blue Hills’ (Nagamese/English), ‘A Dream Never Dies’ (Assamese) and ‘Ek Hota Kau’ (Marathi).
Indian Panorama Film Festivals are being held in Shillong for the last two years and this will be the third edition of the festival.