The National Film Corporation released the maiden issue of ‘Chithrapata’ (films), a Sinhala periodical on cinema recently.
The periodical contains valuable articles on the world and Sri Lankan cinema, its role and historical importance. It is a must-read for those who are involved in cinema and others who study in universities and everyone who is interested in cinema.
The art of cinema, its theories and the social sciences relating to it are analytically discussed in this film issue which has been contributed by a number of expert and veteran film writers.
The cover of the maiden copy of ‘Chitrapata’ contains a picture of internationally acclaimed film ‘Igilena Maluwo’ (Flying Fish) by young director Sanjeewa Pushpakumara.