1st Guwahati International Film Festival to kick start tomorrow

  • 1st Guwahati International Film Festival to kick start tomorrow
27-10-2017 | Pratidin Bureau. |

The first Guwahati International Film Festival (GIFF) would begin on Saturday with the screening of Oscar winner ‘The Salesman’ directed by Asghar Farhadi. GIFF, 2017 is the first ever international film festival to be held in Assam and has been organized by Jyoti Chitraban (Film Studio) Society with the support of State Government of Assam in association with Dr. Bhupen Hazarika Regional Government Film and Television Institute.

Cine lovers would get to watch 81 films from across the world including five films from Turkey and six from Farhadi’s country in the Contemporary Iranian Cinema section. Besides, Assamese films made by young filmmakers, four movies by Jahnu Baruah ‘Hkhagoroloi Bohu Door’, ‘Ajeyo’, ‘Halodhiya Choraye Baodhan Khai’ and ‘Konikar Ramdhenu’ will be screened during the film festival.

Films by pioneering filmmakers of Assam Dr. Bhupen Hazarika ('Shakuntala'), Abdul Mazid ('Chameli Memsahib') and Dr Bhabendranath Saikia ('Sandhya Raag') will be screened.

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