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The Last Hope to be screened at IFFI

By Staff Reporter

GUWAHATI, Oct 23 � State�s documentary filmmaker Dip Bhuyan�s film The Last Hope (Seshasha), has been nominated for screening in the Indian Panorama 2010 section of the International Film Festival of India, 2010 being held in Goa between November 22 and December 2.

The film has the plight of the wild animals, particularly the rhinoceros, of the Kaziranga National Park and the Pobitora Wildlife Sanctuary during the flood season as its central theme. It has been selected by a five-member jury headed by Siddharth Kark, along with 18 other films from amongst the 97 films submitted for the purpose.

The jury was constituted by the Union Information and Broadcasting Ministry. The inauguration of the Indian Panorama is slated for November 23.

Meanwhile, the Indian Documentary Producers� Association (IDPA) has selected Bhuyan�s film for certificate of merit under the Best Film: Environment category and the Best TV Film: Non-Fiction category in its Awards for Excellence, 2009. The IDPA awards will be presented at a function scheduled for October 27 at the Hotel Kohinoor Park, Mumbai.

It also needs mention here that in the 2009 CMS VATAVARAN International Festival for Environment and Wildlife Film Bhuyan�s film was nominated for screening under the competition category in the natural heritage conservation section. It was also screened in Mumbai International Film Festival (MIFF), 2010.

The film, which also highlights the need for conservation of the wild animals and focuses on the great efforts and dedication of the forest guards in saving these animals, was produced by the Doordarshan Kendra Guwahati under its commissioned programme.

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The Last Hope to be screened at IFFI

GUWAHATI, Oct 23 � State�s documentary filmmaker Dip Bhuyan�s film The Last Hope (Seshasha), has been nominated for screening in the Indian Panorama 2010 section of the International Film Festival of India, 2010 being held in Goa between November 22 and December 2.

The film has the plight of the wild animals, particularly the rhinoceros, of the Kaziranga National Park and the Pobitora Wildlife Sanctuary during the flood season as its central theme. It has been selected by a five-member jury headed by Siddharth Kark, along with 18 other films from amongst the 97 films submitted for the purpose.

The jury was constituted by the Union Information and Broadcasting Ministry. The inauguration of the Indian Panorama is slated for November 23.

Meanwhile, the Indian Documentary Producers� Association (IDPA) has selected Bhuyan�s film for certificate of merit under the Best Film: Environment category and the Best TV Film: Non-Fiction category in its Awards for Excellence, 2009. The IDPA awards will be presented at a function scheduled for October 27 at the Hotel Kohinoor Park, Mumbai.

It also needs mention here that in the 2009 CMS VATAVARAN International Festival for Environment and Wildlife Film Bhuyan�s film was nominated for screening under the competition category in the natural heritage conservation section. It was also screened in Mumbai International Film Festival (MIFF), 2010.

The film, which also highlights the need for conservation of the wild animals and focuses on the great efforts and dedication of the forest guards in saving these animals, was produced by the Doordarshan Kendra Guwahati under its commissioned programme.