Srimanta Sankardeva Movies, actors, filmmakers, writers and critics are bundled into the typical constellation of arts, commerce and attraction at the 2nd Guwahati International Film Festival (2018), recently concluded in a crowded crowd at the International Auditorium. Kalakshetra, Guwahati. One week of special events, held from October 25 to 31 last October, attracted more than 10,000 footsteps from last year, and a compelling combination of the best films from Asia, the Arab, Mediterranean, Europe and Northeast It is a condensed space in which various ideologies and interests are intertwined.
The closing ceremony was attended by Naba Kumar Doley, Minister of Culture of Assam. Saji N Karun, a prominent filmmaker of the country, congratulated the event as a senior guest.
In his speech, Doley said the film festival was not only a platform for international filmmakers to network and promote their work, but also a forum for many emerging filmmakers in the region.
The festival was an attempt to foster international relations between students and filmmakers who wanted to cultivate intercultural connections in a warm and tranquil environment and produce fruit at the intersection of film, art and business.
Prior to that, President Jitot Chitraban, Pabitra Margherita, thanked the state government for its tremendous support for the 2018 GIFF Second Edition. He also thanked the Minister and needed a lot of stimulation. "It was a minister who wanted to give student filmmakers the opportunity to exchange and exchange ideas with renowned domestic and international filmmakers, and the public forums and master classes for discussions became an important part of the festival's synergy." Margerita said.
Margherita also announced that the government immediately expressed interest in holding short films, documentaries and children's festivals.
Festival Director Monita Borgohain talked about the enormous cooperation of 10 ASEAN countries and the ambassadors and ambassadors from Serbia, Argentina, Latvia, Myanmar, Lithuania and Estonia. "It certainly has enabled us to support our souls and keep an eye on bigger goals in the future," she said.
The chairman of the jury and prominent filmmaker Monju Borah announced the results of the competition.
The Indian film festival, which saw India 's premiere of Jahnu Barua' s anticipated film "Bhoga Khirikee", presented a special judge award to a notable actor, Arun Nath, who performed at the film 'Calender & # 39; Rupee won the prize of 1 lakh. .
The second feature film in North East, which consists of a Silver Idea (Silver Camera) and a prize of Rs. I went to Kaaneen – A Secret Search of 150,000 / – Monjul Barua.
Best Film Award and Rs of Golden Camera. 200,000 / – Arup Manna's Aamrityu- The Quest & # 39 ;. The judges' special prize was screened at the movie "Kaaneen – A Secret Search" in Partha Hazarika.
Other judges are Mathieu Roy and Golam Rabbany Biplob. Other high officials during the recess are Li Ho Kruf, Estonian Ambassador, Ng Boon Yian, Dy. Singapore, Aribam Shyam Sharma, prominent filmmaker Chandra Ratnam, prominent filmmaker from Sri Lanka, Preetom Saikia, Assam culture minister.