Gauhati University to host ‘Jonaki’ Film Festival

Gauhati University to host ‘Jonaki’ Film Festival

The departmentof Communication and Journalism of the prestigious Gauhati University is allset to organise film festival named 'Jonaki: A Northeast Film Festival' fromFebruary 28. The two-day long the festival will conclude on February 29.

According to the organisers, a total of 12 films will be screened at the festival from different parts of the Northeast. Apart from the film festival, a cine quiz competition, short film competition and a workshop on animation films were organised.

"Themain aim of this film festival is to promote ethnic language films fromNortheast among the students so that they become conscious of the futureprospects of the North Eastern film world," said Rakesh Haloi, the chief coordinatorof the film festival.

Some ofthe films to be screened at the festival are: Aamis, Bornodi Bhotiai, Mishing,Calender, Kanneen, Yarwng will be screened in the festival.  Mishing and Bulbul Can Sing have won nationalawards. Also, Yarwng is the first movie from Tripura that won the nationalaward.

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