The seventh edition of the Cine Art Society Asom (Cine ASA) Guwahati International Film Festival has started from April 26 at the Rabindra Bhawan with the film from Ian “A Cube of Sugar”, directed by Reza Mirkarimi. The festival has inaugurated by the cultural Councillor of Embassy of Islamic Republic of Iran, Delhi, Md Ali Fouladi, the festival that brings a bouquet of selected films for the cine lovers every year, would continue till May 3.
Various segments of the festival would include movies from different countries of the world. Whereas ‘Fictionally France’ segment would have a package of French movies, ‘German Gems’ segment would present a German film package. Similarly, the festival would have a segment called ‘Latin Marvel’ featuring the films from Latin American countries. The ‘Indian Magic’ segment would screen nine films from different parts of the country, which include Bengali films Teen Kahon of Boudhayan Mukherjee, Punashcha of Shouvik Mitra, Samruddhi Porey’s Dr Prakash Baba Amte – The Real Hero (Marathi), among others.
In the ‘Eastern Panorama’ segment, Assamese film Adamya by Bobby Sarma Barua would be screened.
Panel discussions on topics ‘Current trends in cinema in respect of script and theme’, ‘State film policy: deterrence and remedies’ and ‘Technological advancement in new cinema and its application in Assam’, would be held on April 27, 29 and 31 respectively.