“Thundenek” Film Show and Intellectual Discussion

The film “Thundenek” was featured by Image Arts Students’ Association of the Department of Fine Arts, University of Kelaniya in collaboration with “Venasa” magazine on the 19th of June at Dharmaloka Hall. The Academic Staff members and students were present at the Hall to watch the film.

This film which belongs to the ‘Cinema Anthropology’ film genre, is a co- direction by three eminent film directors Mr. Asoka Handagama, Mr. Prasanna Vithanage and Mr. Vimukthi Jayasundara. The film had been produced based on the request by the Office for National Unity and Reconciliation.

An intellectual discussion on “Thundenek” was also organized on the 20th of June 2018 and Prof. Desmond Mallikaarachchi, Department of Philosophy, University of Peradeniya and Senior Lecturer Dr. Prabha Manurathne, Department of English were the guest speakers of the discussion. Prof. Layanol Fernando, Mr. Vidarshana Kannangara, Mr. Ananda Wakkumbura also participated in the discussion. The event was presided over by Mr. Asoka Handagama and Mr. Prasanna Vithanage. The event was graced by Prof. Patrick Rathnayake, Dean- Faculty of Humanities, Prof. B.M. Jayawardena, Dean- Faculty of Science, Academic Staff members and students.