GUWAHATI, Jan 12 � Cine Art Society, Asom (CineASA) is gearing up to hold the 3rd CineASA Guwahati International Film Festival, 2011 from January 30 to February 5 at Rabindra Bhavan here as well as in Gauhati University, IIT Guwahati and Dibrugarh, a press release stated.
The festival will showcase about 30 acclaimed feature films along with a number of short films from across the globe. Works of celebrated Chinese filmmaker Zhang Zhimou, controversial Iranian filmmaker Jafar Panahi and renowned Thai filmmaker Apitchangpong Weerrasethakul will be the highlights of the festival that also has a good package of Indian films.
CineASA is also organising a competition of short films from the Northeast and the shortlisted films from the entries will be screened in the �North-East Shorts� section in the film festival. Prior to the festival, CineASA will hold a two-day workshop on short filmmaking on January 20 and 21 with faculty members Apurba Sarma, Altaf Mazid, Manju Bora, Prabhat Goswami, Dipak Dutta, Kaju and Suman Duarah.
For details, aspiring producers and filmmakers can contact CineASA at its office at 2, Shanti Path, RG Baruah Road, Guwahati-781024 or by e-mail at [email protected]