‘River Song’, an indigenous feature film from Arunachal Pradesh directed by Sange Dorjee Thongdok has been selected for competition and premiere at the 15th International Indian Film Festival (IIFF), to be held at Stuttgart, Germany from July 20.
Sange Dorjee Thongdok, was earlier honoured with the National Award for ‘Crossing Bridges’. Crossing Bridges is a 2013 Indian film. It is the first feature film ever to be made in the language of Shertukpen. The film premiered on 27 September at the Mumbai International Film Festival in 2013. It received the National Film Award for Best Film in Shertukpen in 2013.
‘River Song’ is a film about the developing bond between two lonely youths who have differences of opinion and a language barrier. How they overcome obstacles in life besides developing a beautiful relationship is the theme of the film.
Congratulating the filmmaker, Arunachal Assembly Speaker T N Thongdok in a message on Monday said the film features strong image and impressive cinematography, sound, and design. Thongdok said that the making of these films will go a long way in showcasing the talent of the people of Arunachal Pradesh to the whole world.