Additional Chief Secretary and Finance Commissioner, Temjen Toy addressing the launching of the Glocal Hornbill International Festival 2017 at The Heritage, Kohima on December 5. (DIPR Photo)
Film is one of the most important mediums through which a story can be told, said Additional Chief Secretary and Finance Commissioner, Temjen Toy at the launch of the Glocal Hornbill International Film Festival, 2017 at The Heritage, Kohima on December 5.
Temjen Toy maintained Nagaland is in a nascent stage where filmmaking is concerned, but so many of the filmmakers from the State have received awards which speak of our potentials.
The Glocal Hornbill International Film Festival is organized by the Department of Information and Public Relations in collaboration with Eastern Art Council as part of the Hornbill Festival 2017.
The short films and documentaries screened on the first day included The Snack List, Chapman, The Kitchen, Story of a house, Election Day 2016, Rone, River Story, and a documentary by DIPR titled A passage through time.