Assamese movie Xoixobote Dhemalite has been shortlisted for nomination in the Foreign Film category for the 66th Annual Golden Reel Awards to be held on February 17.
The film, directed by Bidyut Kotoky, portrays how children growing up in violent surroundings are affected mentally by witnessing the cruel events happening around them.
The film, produced by India Stories, a Mumbai-based production house, and co-produced by Kotoky’s Dhruv Creative Productions and Kurmasana Kreates, a US-based production house, is inspired by the violence of the historic Assam Agitation and how it affected children.
The film had bagged numerous awards at various national and international events.
The 66th Annual Golden Reel Awards are held by Motion Picture Sound Editors (MPSE), an organization founded in 1953 and dedicated to improving the recognition of its members by educating the public and the rest of the filmmaking community as to the artistic merit of sound editing.
The MPSE holds the Golden Reel Awards ceremony every year to honour the best works in the various areas of sound editing: Dialogue, ADR, Effects, Foley and Music.