Assamese movie ‘Xhoihobote Dhemalite’ (Rainbow Fields) won an award for Best Screenplay in the Treasure Coast International Film Festival, Florida (USA).
The film festival was held from August 16-19. It was nominated in five categories.
In July, Xhoixobote Dhemalite became the first Assamese film to be commercially released in the US.
It has won three award, in the Love International Film Festival, Los Angeles (California) including Best Film.
The film stars veteran Victor Banerjee, along with seasoned actors like Dipannita Sharma, Nakul Vaid, Naved Aslam, Nipon Goswami and Nikumoni Barua.
Inspired by true events and set in Assam in the turbulent period of the 80’s, is a film about children growing up in violence-hit places, witnessing brutality around them and how it affects them deeply, leaving an indelible mark on their growth.
The film is produced by India Stories, a Mumbai-based production house, and co-produced by Bidyut Kotoky’s Dhruv Creative Productions and Kurmasana Kreates, a US-based production house.
The Treasure Coast International Film Festival (TCIFF) has been a much anticipated event that puts the spotlight on the Treasure Coast film industry.
The fest is dedicated to promotion of independent and foreign films as an art form, it brings films of artistic and cultural importance to the community, while honouring the filmmakers and production teams behind these works of art.