“The Newspaper” is a journalistic thriller based on a true story. A Sinhala man, M.K. Shantha, is accused of carrying out a suicide attack against a military target. The accusation results in the accused and his family being shunned and abused by fellow villagers forcing his brother, Guna, to flee to a rural, uninhabited area. Nine years later, Guna learns of his brother’s innocence and, with his only friend, sets out to correct the record but is met with resistance and indifference from the media establishment. “The Newspaper “ is a timely exploration of the unseen consequences of misinformation. Director: Sarath Kothalawala, Kumara Thirimadura. Plays with short films Kashmiri Pandits, Capital of Culture.