Brahmaputra Valley Film Festival 2016 begins in Guwahati

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Guwahati, July 22 (IANS) The fourth edition of the Brahmaputra Valley Film Festival, which pays homage to the rich culture of northeast India and is dedicated to the film fraternity of the region, commenced here on Friday.

Six short films and six full-length films from northeast states like Manipur, Assam, Mizoram and Arunachal Pradesh will be presented at the three-day fest, organised by Tattva Creations, read a statement.

Its objective is to bridge the gap by bringing engaging storytellers from within and outside the region under one roof.

So, there will be special sessions with Bollywood filmmakers Prakash Jha and Imtiaz Ali.

A panel discussion with director Reema Kagti, writer Ritesh Shah and production designer Vandana Kataria will also take place.

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By this initiative, the organisers also aim at promoting northeast as a destination for filmmaking.

Tanushree Hazarika, managing director of Tattva creations and festival director, is positive about the fest being a hit this year as well.

–IANS

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