GUWAHATI, Oct 27 - Comic Sans, a film directed by Nevio Marasovic from Croatia, had its Asia premiere on the third day of the second edition of the Guwahati International Film Festival (GIFF) at Srimanta Sankaradeva Auditorium of Srimanta Sankaradeva Kalakshetra here today.
It may be mentioned that the Asia Premiere section of the film festival started from today with the screening of the Croatian film.
The film Comic Sans depicts the story of a successful graphic designer named Alan Despot. After trying in vain to patch up his relationship with his girlfriend, he went to the island of Vis and finds himself torn among his eccentric father, his ex-girlfriend and her new fianc�. In such new situations, Alan viewed his own life from a new perspective.
Addressing the viewer at the jam-packed auditorium, director Nevio Marasovic, who was present with his other cast and crew members, said he was really happy to get such an overwhelming response.
Marasovic, who is a graduate in film and TV direction from the Academy of Dramatic Art in Zagreb, has four feature films to his credit. His first film was The Show Must Go On. His film Goran released in 2016 received several awards across the globe.
On the third day of the festival, altogether 21 films were screened. These films were Women of the Weeping River directed by Sheron Dayoc from Philippines, All the Dreams in the World directed by Laurence Ferreira Barbosa from France, Comic Sans and A Ciambra directed by Jonas Carpignano from Italy, Requiem for Mrs. J directed by Bojan Vuletic from Serbia, Poppy Goes to Hollywood directed by Sok Visal from Cambodia, Paradise�89 directed by Madara Dislere from Latvia, The Smell of Money directed by Ahmet Boyacioglu from Turkey, It�s the Law directed by Salvatore Ficarra and Valentino Picano from Italy, Montparnasse Bienvenue directed by Bleonor Serraille from France, I am a killer directed by Maciej Pieprzyca from Poland, My See-Through Heart directed by David and Raphale Vital-Durand from France, The Optimists directed by Goran Paskaljevic from Serbia, Amok directed by Katarzyna Adamik from Poland, Maacher Jhol directed by Pratim D Gupta from India, Majan directed by Rahman Seyfi Azad from Iran, Secret Ingredient directed by Gjorce Stavreski from Greece and Ballad from Tibet directed by Zhang Wei from China.
Prabahati Pakhir Gaan directed by Munin Barua was screened in the tribute section along with other two Assamese films The Bicycle directed by Khanjan Kishore Nath and Early Dawn directed by Biswajeet Bora.