The department of Mass Communication, Patkai Christian College (PCC), Chümoukedima, organised a workshop on “The art of Film Documentation” at its studio with Filmmaker, and General Secretary Film Association of Nagaland (FAN), Yapangnaro Longkumer, as the resource person on Friday.
A press release by the department of mass communication, PCC, informed that Yapangnaro Longkumer delved into the art of documentation and further explored avenues of filming truth in documentary and the possibility of different aspects of truth.
She advised the students to emphasise on research before making documentaries.
She also discussed on how one should be careful while choosing a story and that there are certain ethics that needs to be followed.
Different documentaries, included Nanook of the North, Bowling for Columbine were discussed during the workshop.
Longkumer also discussed the nuances of filmmaking and the challenges that lie ahead while maintaining perseverance and passion can take filmmakers close to their goals.
Reflecting on different documentaries, there was also an interactive session with the students.