IMPHAL, Sept 4 - Manipur filmmaker Oinam Doren�s film My name is Eeooow has won an international award at the recently concluded 23 Film Festival della Lessinia held in Bosco Chiesanuova in Italy from August 19-27.
The film won the prize in the category of �best film by a young director�. Piero Piazzola and Mario Pigozzi are founders of the 23-year-old festival. The film is produced by CCRT.
The film shot in Kongthong village in Meghalaya�s East Khasi Hills follows the family of two married sisters � Shidiap Khongsit and Shithoh Khongsit � whose children have to stay in Shillong for higher studies.
It�s worth mentioning here that the film had already won the �Intangible culture prize� in the UK in April this year. In October, the film will be screened in Estonian National Museum in Tartu, Estonia and Rajasthan International folk music festival, Jodhpur.