A screengrab from the trailer of 'Ka Chithi'

Jaintia film ‘Ka Chithi’, a captivating film directed by Simi Khongtiang, has been selected to be showcased at the prestigious 15th Bengaluru International Film Festival 2024.

This marks a historic moment as ‘Ka Chithi’ becomes the first-ever Jaintia film to be selected for such a platform.

The Bengaluru International Film Festival is renowned for celebrating the finest cinematic works from across the globe, and ‘Ka Chithi’ will be competing in the esteemed Indian Competition Section, alongside 11 other films from various regions of India.

Scheduled to be held from February 29 to March 7, the festival promises an exhilarating journey into the world of cinema, bringing together filmmakers, enthusiasts, and critics alike.

‘Ka Chithi’ will captivate audiences with its unique narrative, offering a glimpse into the rich cultural tapestry of the Jaintia community.

The film’s director Simi Khongtiang recently won the Prag Cine Award for Best Director.

In addition to ‘Ka Chithi’, two other noteworthy films from the Northeast region will also take part in the festival: ‘Joseph’s Son’ from Manipur, directed by Haobam Paban Kumar, and ‘Samarpan’ from Assam, directed by Arup Manna.

Together, these films showcase the diverse and vibrant cinematic landscape of the Northeast, further enriching the festival experience.

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