GUWAHATI, Dec 1 - The 6th Brahmaputra Valley Film Festival (BVFF) 2018 that began at the Pragjyoti ITA Centre in Guwahati on November 28 concluded today on a high note.
Many renowned filmmakers and film personalities from across India attended the festival, which was an initiative of Tattva Creations.
�BVFF reached its 6th edition this year and it makes me extremely overwhelmed that we could reach here. Now, every year the responsibility as an organising team has increased, as the festival has created a benchmark for itself. So we will work hard to match the standards that we have set for ourselves,� said BVFF festival director and Tattva Creations� managing director Tanushree Hazarika.
The major attraction on the last day was the announcement of the results of the BVFF short film contest. The first prize was bagged by Survivors 3pm by Sourav Das and Siddhant Ghosh, while the second prize was won by The Man who speaks Nature by Dhritiman Kakati, and the third prize by Leikashi by Irel Luwang. The winner received Rs 1 lakh as prize money, while the first runners-up got Rs 70,000 and the second runners-up got Rs 50,000 along with trophies and certificates.
The last day culminated with Anupam Kaushik Borah�s Assamese film Bornodi Bhotiai.
The other movies screened at the festival during the day were Endharor Bheta Bhangi (Breaking the Cocoon), Do Cup Chai, Adi � At The Confluence, The Lost Idea, IYE: The Others.
A panel discussion was also held with Bhaskar Hazarika, Debesh Chatterjee and Kenny Basumatary.
Assamese film director Pulak Gogoi was conferred the Lifetime Achievement Award by Boman Irani during the festival.
�I am very happy and overwhelmed that they have given me this recognition. I am an 80-year-old man and we, as artistes, are and should forever be surrounded by a creative environment. Getting this recognition at this age encourages me to do even more and not think that sky is the limit. I aspire to do a lot more in this field till my body and health supports me. The Brahmaputra Valley Film Festival is one such event that is helping relive cinema,� said Pulak Gogoi.