Brahmaputra Valley Film Festival starts tomorrow

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The 6th edition of the upcoming Brahmaputra Valley Film Festival will be held from 28 November to 1 December, at the Pragjyoti ITA Centre, Machkhowa, Guwahati.

Actor Boman Irani of ‘Munna Bhai MBBS’, filmmaker Shakun Batra, who was behind ‘Kapoor & Sons’, and writer, producer and director Rajesh Mapuskar, who made films like ‘Ventilator’ and ‘Ferrari ki Sawaari’ will be attended the festival this year.

Every year, the Brahmaputra Valley Film Festival screens a number of films and documentaries, most with an explicit focus on filmmakers, themes and subjects from the North East. This year’s films include ‘Nani Teri Morni’ from Nagaland, Ralang Road from Sikkim, ‘Chor’ from Assam, ‘Bornodi Bhotiai’ from Assam, ‘Spring Thunder’ from Jharkhand, and the Hindi movies ‘Devil and The Lost Idea’, among others.

The Festival also organises a short film contest festival every year for filmmakers from the Northeast and for films shot in the Northeast or featuring stories from the region.

The top 15 short films will be screened at the film festival, and the top three winners will be awarded prizes of over Rs 2 lakh.

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