GIFF – The News Mill https://thenewsmill.com Assam Northeast India News Live, Latest Sports, Cinema, Business & Politics News Thu, 07 Nov 2019 06:09:00 +0530 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=5.3 https://thenewsmill.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/cropped-TNM-white-100x100.png GIFF – The News Mill https://thenewsmill.com 32 32 Marathi film ‘Dear Molly’ wins the best film award at GIFF https://thenewsmill.com/marathi-film-dear-molly-wins-the-best-film-award-at-giff/ Thu, 07 Nov 2019 06:09:00 +0000 https://thenewsmill.com/?p=19587

Marathi language film ‘Dear Molly’ has won the best film award while Arjun Dutta has won the best director award for his film ‘Abyakto’ (The Unsaid) in the third edition of Guwahati International Film Festival (GIFF) that concluded in Guwahati on November 6. Special Jury Award went to Sumitra Bhave for Art Direction for Seeing […]

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Indie filmmakers weigh on preferring rookie actors at GIFF open forum https://thenewsmill.com/indie-filmmakers-weigh-on-preferring-rookie-actors-at-giff-open-forum/ Tue, 05 Nov 2019 16:31:15 +0000 https://thenewsmill.com/?p=19555

A panel of filmmakers present at the third edition of the Guwahati International Film Festival (GIFF) on November 5 shared interesting stories of how they started their filmmaking careers during an open forum discussion. National award winning filmmakers Praveen Morchhale, Dominic Sangma and script writer and director Ranjan Ghosh, besides Arjun Dutta from Kolkata attended […]

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‘Independent filmmakers should stick together to survive’ https://thenewsmill.com/independent-filmmakers-should-stick-together-to-survive/ Mon, 04 Nov 2019 15:05:27 +0000 https://thenewsmill.com/?p=19541

Experts who have gathered at the 3rd edition of the Guwahati International Film festival (GIFF) have opined that independent filmmakers should stick together to form a common platform so that it can survive and continue making films which actually reflects the real issues and realities of life. Film producer and philanthropist Jani Viswanathan, who have stepped […]

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Horror of AFSPA portrayed in Rajni Basumatary’s Bodo film Jwlwi – The Seed https://thenewsmill.com/horror-of-afspa-portrayed-in-bodo-film-jwlwi-the-seed-by-rajni/ Mon, 04 Nov 2019 13:38:55 +0000 https://thenewsmill.com/?p=19529

Rajni Basumatary’s film Jwlwi – The Seed, which depicts the horror of Armed Forces (Special Powers) Act (AFSPA), was screened at the third edition of Guwahati International Film Festival (GIFF). Jwlwi is a Bodo language film that deals with the struggle of families who lost their near and dear ones when the insurgency was at […]

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Artists need to be honest with their work: Bangladeshi filmmaker Noor Mithu https://thenewsmill.com/artists-need-to-be-honest-with-their-work-bangladeshi-filmmaker-noor-mithu/ Mon, 04 Nov 2019 13:17:26 +0000 https://thenewsmill.com/?p=19526

Bangladeshi award-winning filmmaker Noor Imran Mithu said that artistes in his country have failed to take a stand against injustice happening around. Mithu is attending the third edition of Guwahati International Film Festival (GIFF) where his film ‘Komola Rocket’ was screened on Monday. “There has been an issue with freedom of expression across the globe, […]

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Assamese film Aamis draws huge crowd at Guwahati International Film Festival https://thenewsmill.com/assamese-film-aamis-draws-huge-crowd-at-guwahati-international-film-festival/ Mon, 04 Nov 2019 12:11:44 +0000 https://thenewsmill.com/?p=19514

Assamese language film Aamis by Bhaskar Hazarika was a huge crowd-puller at the 3rd edition of Guwahati International Film Festival (GIFF) on Saturday. The film, which has already created a buzz nationally, is also in the pan-India competition section in the festival. People, irrespective of age groups, were seen standing in queue much before the time […]

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Regular screening is must to develop a film culture film, says GIFF curator Santhanam https://thenewsmill.com/regular-screening-is-must-to-develop-a-film-culture-film-says-giff-curator-santhanam/ Mon, 04 Nov 2019 07:06:43 +0000 https://thenewsmill.com/?p=19506

Curating a film festival is not an easy task… To select a limited bunch of films from hundreds is something which not many can do. It needs extreme patience and, of course, a deep understanding of cinema. One of the best known programme curators in India, Srinivasan Santhanam, who has curated the GIFF in all […]

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Festivals help women filmmakers bridge the gap: Polish director Ewa Bukowska https://thenewsmill.com/festivals-help-women-filmmakers-bridge-the-gap-polish-director-ewa-bukowska/ Mon, 04 Nov 2019 06:30:35 +0000 https://thenewsmill.com/?p=19500

Filmmakers from different parts of the globe believe that film festivals help in building a healthy film culture. Taking part in an open forum on the topic ‘Impact of Film Festivals in Propagating Film Culture’ at the third edition of Guwahati International Film Festival on November 3, they also opined that attending film festivals have […]

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Adil Hussain asks GIFF organizers to take the festival to smaller towns https://thenewsmill.com/adil-hussain-asks-giff-organizers-to-take-the-festival-to-smaller-towns/ Mon, 04 Nov 2019 05:26:12 +0000 https://thenewsmill.com/?p=19491

Renowned Assam actor of international repute, Adil Hussain, who was present at the inaugural session of the 3rd Guwahati International Film Festival (GIFF) on October 31, said that hosting film festivals in smaller towns is very important. Adil, who recently came to limelight for his role in the iconic Star Trek series, said that film festivals […]

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Festivals help promoting film as an art form: Experts at GIFF https://thenewsmill.com/festivals-help-promoting-film-as-an-art-form-experts-at-giff/ Sat, 02 Nov 2019 13:41:48 +0000 https://thenewsmill.com/?p=19503

Filmmakers and critics have opined that festivals help in promoting film as an art form. Taking part in an open forum at the 3rd edition of Guwahati International Film Festival (GIFF) on Saturday, national award winning filmmaker Manju Bora said that festivals like GIFF should also travel to smaller towns so that a film watching culture […]

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