NFC Anniversary postponed | Daily News

NFC Anniversary postponed

The National Film Corporation (NFC) has postponed the 51st Anniversary scheduled to be held today due to the demise of veteran film Director Sumithra Peries yesterday, NFC Chairman Deepal Chardrarathne told Daily News.

This decision was taken on the advice of Media Minister Dr. Bandula Gunawardena.

Kala Keerthi Sumitra Peries was the first Sri Lankan female filmmaker and is known by all as the ‘Poetess of Sinhala Cinema’. She also held the post of Sri Lanka’s ambassador to France, Spain and the United Nations in the late 1990s.



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