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Palace Auditorium, MSFDS

Eikhoigi Yum

Belonging to an isolated fishing community of the Loktak lake, Chaoren makes the best use of his exclusive existence by excelling in school. When the canoe he uses every day to attend school has to be sold off because of his father’s illness, his spirit is not dampened. He beats the long distance fr

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Eikhoigi Yum
Eikhoigi Yum

Time & Location

03 Mar 2024, 4:30 pm – 6:50 pm

Palace Auditorium, MSFDS, RW2X+QHR Konung Mamang, Angom Colony, Imphal, Manipur 795001, India


About the event


Directors -  Romi Meitei Duration - 86 minutes Language -  Manipuri

Producer - Chingsubam Sheetal & Romi Meitei

Screenplay - Romi Meitei

Cinematography - K Bikram Singh, Johni Meitei

Editing - Johni Meitei

Sound - Debajit Gayan Cast - Master Priyojit, Nganthoibi, Bhumeshwor, Sori Senjam, Bhanu Leima, Nupaton,

Rajen, Kunje, Brojen


Globalisation cannot be interrupted by anyone and is renewing itself every day. For a developing nation like ours, this is necessary. But advancement and growth in the name of globalisation does rise a concern in our minds if this is harming mother nature and affecting our habitats? Development induced displacement has impacted many levels of community-based society like ours. The kittle and kin of displaced communities that once co-existed with nature for their livelihood are now faced with a big dilemma and left wandering like flocks of birds migrating for their survival and identities. The sight of this unstable livelihood is overwhelming and I, as a human, would wish that development of any kind would have the sensibility to protect the essence of communities like ours and coexist sustainably with natural habitats.


  • 69th National Film Awards, Best Manipuri Film, India
  • Best Director at Kazan International Muslim Festival, Russia
  • FIPRESCI Award for the Best International Film at 27IFFK, Kerala/India
  • Network for the Promotion of Asian Cinema (NETPAC) Jury Special Mention at 27IFFK, Kerala/India
  • Audience Choice Award for the Best Narrative Feature at IMFF, Austin, USA
  • Winner Best Film (Live Sec.) at Imagine International Film Festival, Madrid, Spain
  • Best Cinematography Award at Yaroslav Film Festival, Russia
  • Best Feature Film at MSFA ‘22, Manipur/India
  • Best Director Award at Sailadhar Film Awards, Assam/India
  • Best Cinematography Award at Sailadhar Awards, Assam/India
  • Best Child Artiste Award at Sailadhar Awards, Assam/India
  • Best Art Director at MSFA ‘22 Manipur/India
  • Best Child Artiste at MSFA ‘22 Manipur/India
  • Best Editor at MSFA ‘22 Manipur/India
  • Best Sound Design at MSFA ‘22 Manipur/India

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