GUWAHATI, June 8 � The 6th edition of the CineASA Guwahati International Film Festival will kick off with the screening of the Crossing Bridges, the first feature film in Sherdukpen, a tribal dialect of a community living in West Kameng district of Arunachal Pradesh.
Written and directed by Sange Dorjee Thongdok, this film was awarded the prestigious Rajat Kamal award for direction in the 61st National Film Awards.
The eight-day fiesta will begin on June 9 at the auditorium of the District Library. Screening of the Crossing Bridges will begin at 6:30 pm.
The festival will introduce the movie buffs here to a wide range of thematic and technical experimentations in the world of cinema by presenting highly acclaimed films from across the world including Germany, France, Hungary, South Korea and Iran. There is also a category called Indian Mosaic that will screen a few parallel films.
The curtains will come down on the festival with the screening of Amour, the much-appreciated French-language drama film written and directed by Austrian filmmaker Michael Haneke. The film focusses on an elderly couple testing their bond of love.