GUWAHATI, April 22 - The Cotton University Film Appreciation Society is organising an event titled �Kotha Sobi� in collaboration with the State Department of Cultural Affairs from April 24 and 28.
In addition to screening of selected films, there will also be interaction of the audience with those closely related to the films, such as the producer, director or lead actors. The objectives are to develop critical appreciation of films and filmmaking and a greater awareness about the films of Assam among students.
The films chosen for this edition of �Kotha Sobi� are Man with the Binoculars (Antardrishti), a directorial debut of Rima Das, which has won acclaim in international film festivals; Alifa, directed by Deep Choudhury, which depicts the touching story of a family living on the outskirts of Guwahati; Bokul, the first film of director Reema Borah, which has also been acclaimed in film festivals; Kothanodi, written and directed by Bhaskar Hazarika, which is based on folk tales of Assam and has been critically acclaimed; the Assamese comedy Local Kung Fu, written and directed by Kenny Basumatary on the life of a young man, his girlfriend and crazy friends; and Halodhiya Soraiye Baodhan Khai, the highly acclaimed film directed by renowned director of international fame, Jahnu Barua.
The films will be screened at the Sudmersen Hall of the Cotton College State University. The films will be screened at 2.30 pm everyday, except on the last day (April 28), when there will be an additional screening at 10.30 am, stated a press release issued here.