The Indian Panorama Film Festival for 2015 is being hosted in Shillong, Meghalaya for the third consecutive time. The festival was 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.It is being organised by the Directorate of Film Festivals, Ministry of Information & Broadcasting in collaboration with the Government of Meghalaya.
The film festival opened with Marathi feature film, ‘Dr. Prakash Baba Amte – The Real Hero’, directed by Ms. Samruoddhi Porey. It would present a bouquet of best contemporary Indian Cinema, produced in different languages to promote quality of cinema from different parts of India. Eight feature films and three non-feature films will be screened over three days.
Other feature films which will be screened during the festival are ‘Drishyam’ (Malayalam), ‘Kuttram Kadithal (Tamil), ‘Othello’ (Assamese), ‘Ri’ (Khasi), ‘December 1’ (Kannada), ‘Ankhon Dekhi’ (Hindi), ‘Teenkahon’ (Bengali) and ‘Ranjana Ami Ar Ashbona’ (Bengali). Non-feature films to be screened during the festival are A Dream Never Dies’ (Assamese), ‘Songs of the Blue Hills’ (Nagamese/English), and ‘Ek Hota Kau’ (Marathi).