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Guwahati International Short Film Festival 2012 to screen special package from FTII

By NewsDesk • Published on April 6, 2012

A package of acclaimed diploma films made by the students of Film and Television Institute of India (FTII), some of whom later became renowned filmmakers, will be showcased at the 2nd Guwahati International Short Film Festival (GISFF).

This FTII Golden-Jubilee package, earlier screened at the Mumbai International Film Festival (MIFF, 2012), comprises diploma films made by filmmakers like Kumar Shahani, Girish Kasaravalli, Vidhu Vinod Chopra, Sriram Raghavan and Rajan Khosa.

The 2nd Guwahati International Short Film Festival (GISFF) will take place from May 4-6, 2012 at District Library, Guwahati.

The films from FTII to be screened at the festival have been listed below:

  1. 37 Down Manmad Passenger (10 min, 1967, Kumar Shahani)
  2. Deccan Queen (1966, K.S. Raju)
  3. Awashesh (1975, Girish Kasarvalli)
  4. Murder at Monkety Hill (1978, Vidhu Vinod Chopra)
  5. Bodhvriksha (1985, Rajan Khosa)
  6. The Eight Column Affair (1987, Sriram Raghavan)
  7. Dispossession (1988, N.H. Prasad)
  8. Sundance Cafe (1991, Ravi Davala)
  9. Still Life (1994, Subhadro Chowdhary)
  10. Jee Karta Tha (1997, Hansa Thapliyal)
  11. Chaitra (2000, Kranti Kanade)
  12. The Solitary Sandpiper (2004, Ajita Suchitraveera)
  13. Girni (2004, Umesh Kulkarni)
  14. Ksha Tra Ghya (2004, Amit Dutta)
  15. Chabiwali Pocketwatch (2005, Vibhu Puri)
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