Yet another proud instance for Assam, as Monuj Borkotoky’s film ‘My Dad is home’ got selected for Film Bazar Viewing Room (VR).
About Film Bazar:
The Film Bazar is such a platform that is created to cheer up collaborations amidst the South Asian and International film communities. Each year as many 200 scripts of films from South Asia are pitched to different producers, buyers, sales agents, and film festival programmers from different nations.
However, it is due to the prevalence of the pandemic that the 15th edition of Film Bazar was organized in a virtual format between 20th November to 25th November 2021.
About the film:
The film is written and directed by Monuj Borkotoky where 92 percent of the entire movie is hushed and the part where the little conversations are in different languages which are Hindi, Assamese, English, Sadri, and Malayali.
The movie is about a 28-year-old boy and his name is Zubeen. He is basically an architect who lives in Mumbai and visits his grandparents in Assam during a rainy evening after the death of his father. The house is however empty as his grandparents departed too. Since then the story begins and the main character, Zubeen comes across the untold stories of the past that took place inside the property.
The movie reveals how the character connects to his genesis as he unveils the truth of the other characters in a silent manner by residing inside a not-so-favorable place.
Viewing Room Library this year:
In 2021, as many as 159 films will be available in the Viewing Room Library, out of which 101 are feature films whereas 58 are short films. Besides, the Film Bazaar Recommends (FBR) highlights 19 feature films along with 5 short films.
What is a Viewing Room?
Viewing Room is a part of Film Bazaar that offers films from India and South Asia to its audience, which are complete or in post-production. In general, these films seek film festivals, world sales, and distribution partners, and also finishing funds.