Brahmaputra Valley Film Festival unveils exciting lineup for its 8th edition in Guwahati

Guwahati, Dec 7: The highly anticipated 8th edition of the Brahmaputra Valley Film Festival (BVFF) is set for December 14-17.

Founder and Festival Director Tanushree Hazarika officially announced the festival dates at a press conference at Jyoti Chitraban Film Studio in Guwahati on Thursday, highlighting an impressive array of feature films, documentaries, and short films that will unfold at the prestigious Jyoti Chitraban Film Studio in Kahilipara, Guwahati.


“BVFF is a celebration of stories that ignite hearts and inspire minds. We aim to be a catalyst, fostering meaningful cinema, connecting diverse talents, and promoting the vibrant culture and breathtaking landscapes of Northeast India. We envision a future where Northeast India becomes a thriving hub for filmmaking, contributing effectively to the global cinematic tapestry with its unique stories and perspectives,” said Hazarika.

BVFF has already announced its collaboration with Amazon Prime Video, allowing filmmakers to present their pitches directly to the leading OTT platform.

This year, BVFF received over 200 film submissions, with approximate 120 originating from the North East and rest from all over India.

Pallavi Chumki Barua, Programming Director, BVFF, said, “BVFF is not just a film festival; it’s a cinematic odyssey offering an immersive movie-watching experience, engaging interactions with filmmaking personalities, dedicated masterclasses, workshops, and a celebration of the passion for cinema. This year promises a unique experience, igniting the creative spirit of storytelling.”

BVFF 2023 will feature 30 selected movies from the over 200 entries received, panel discussions, fireside chats, masterclasses, and a workshop on Introduction to Filmmaking conducted in association with the Film and Television Institute of India, Pune. Details for all events which require registration can be found on the website

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