The film is an intimate portrayal of Sabitri – a household name among theatre enthusiasts. She is addressed as “Ima”, mother. The figure of the mother, who is a teacher, a partner, a daughter…a woman, weaves a range of events, on and off the stage. Shot over a period of three years, the film explores inspirations behind a vibrant and original theatre company. Moments of celebrations, crisis, and the desire for continuity are portrayed as they unfold.
Bobo Khuraijam is a close observer of human stories. He loves poetry and creative non-fiction. An independent filmmaker with more than seven years’ experience in film and television, he has worked with veteran filmmaker, A. Syam Sharma as assistant director, script writer and actor. He juggles between filmmaking and journalism, writing extensively for the Imphal Free Press, where he is also on the editorial desk. His filmography includes Life After, Manipuri Pony and the feature film Leipaklei. The two latter films are national award winners in India.