Paris’ Louvre Museum will screen a 22-minute documentary on Abani Chakraborty- an Assamese poet who has been untraced since November 12, 1994.
The documentary titled I Don’t Want To Be Born Again For Poem is produced, directed and scripted by Guwahati-based filmmakers Bhaskar Jyoti Das and Waribam Dorendra.
It will be screened at the world-renowned museum on Saturday (February 29) as a part of the Les Rencontres Internationales- a major European festival that celebrates artistic and experimental cinema along with other arts.
The screening will be attended by a number of filmmakers, museum directors, curators and artists from across the world.
Abani Chakraborty was born in Nalbari in 1941 and he has published a number of books that include poetry anthologies, translations and two novelettes.
Deha Romeromai Mur (1970), Slogan (1980), Kabikantha (1987), autobiographical novelette Sankardev Uddyan, Si Aru Apurba (1990), edited anthologies Britta Bhangar Samay (1972), Ai Samay (1972), Parashu Goswamir Kabita (1989) and Amulya Baruar Jeevan Aru Kabita (1990) are some of his published works.