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‘Farchaa’, a short film made by Odia Film Maker has been shortlisted for screening at the 19th Jio MAMI Film Festival

Bhubaneswar:8/10/17: ‘Farchaa’, a short film made by Odisha boy Sisir Kumar Sahu has been shortlisted for screening at the 19th Jio MAMI Mumbai Film Festival beginning October 12.

The 25-minute long film was selected under ‘LARGE SHORT FILMS’ category. Total 10 best shot films have been shortlisted for the screening at the week-long festival“It’s a team effort and makes us really happy that our film has been shortlisted under perfect ten short films for screening,” said elated Sisir Kumar Sahu thanking all the cast and crew of the filmThe short film depicts how the two men after retirement came to a railway track to commit suicide following ill-treatment by their children for years and change of their decision following a conversation between the two.

The short film is produced by Sahu’s wife Peenake Singh Rajput.

Sisir, an alumnus of the Biju Patnaik Film and Television Institute, Cuttack had worked with some top Bollywood filmmakers like Shyam Benegal and Ashutosh Gowarikar to learn the craft of filmmaking and going solo.

The 30-year-old hails from Keonjhar and has worked with Benegal in a ten parts television series on the making of the Indian Constitution for Rajya Sabha TV.

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Ashok Palit has completed his graduation from Upendranath College Soro, Balasore and post graduation from Utkal University in Odia Language and literture.. He has also carved out a niche for himself as a scribe of eminence after joining the profession in 1988. He is also an independent media production professional. He brings loads of experience to Advanced Media, Ashok Palit as a cineaste has been active in film criticism for over three decades. As a film society activist, he soared to eminence for his profound commitment to the art film appreciation and aesthetics of cinema. His mode of discourse is often erudite but always lucid and comprehensible marked by a perfect acumen so rare in the field. A film aesthete with an immense fond of critical sensibilities, he wrote about growth and development of odia cinema in New Indian Express, The Times of India, The Hindustan Times, The Asian Age and Screen. He has been working as an Editor for Cine Samaya from 2002-2004.. He had made solid contribution on cinema in many odia Dailies and weekly such as Samaj, Prajatantra, Dharatri, Samaya, Satabadi, and weekly Samaya.

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