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God on the Balcony
Show Time: June 4 - 20, 2021
Run time: 1:29:00
Language: Assamese
Year Made: 2020
Country: India

The film is set in a remote village of Assam. It revolves around Khagen, a farmer, his wife 
Numali, and daughter, Kuwali. Numali dies in an unfortunate incident where she was crushed to
death by wild Elephants. Khagen takes her to the hospital where she dies.

The story narrates his relentless struggles to carry the dead body of his wife on his bicycle back home from the
hospital due to the unavailability of an ambulance. As he walks through the pebbled roads with
the body & his young daughter, he comes across two reporters and as a result, their journey
turns to a different battle altogether.

Biswajeet Bora is an Indian filmmaker, producer, editor and writer and one of the renowned filmmakers from Northeast India, now based in Mumbai. He worked with internationally acclaimed filmmaker Jahnu Barua for 7 years as an Assistant Director before making his first Hindi film titled AISA YEH JAHAAN which was India's first carbon neutral film. Later he forayed into commercial cinema in Assam with BAHNIMAN, which is one of the biggest hits in Assam till now. His films RAKTABEEZ was also a commercial hit, with his film PHEHUJALI, he got critical acclaim and recognition in various international film festivals. He won best director awarded as the BEST DIRECTOR 'Golden Royal Bengal Tiger Trophy’ for the film GOD ON THE BALCONY at 26th Kolkata International Film Festival, which is India's one of the oldest and biggest film festivals.  The film has been also officially selected at various international festivals such as 24th Shanghai International film Festival 2021, 25th International Film Festival Of Kerala, 26th Kolkata International Film Festival, 20th New York Indian Film Festival, 19th Dhaka International Film Festival, 20th Imagine India International Film Festival 2021, Madrid & 19th Pune International Film Festival

He is ready with his next film BOOMBA RIDE and now working on an epic film of Assam (North East India) based on the life & sacrifice of the famous queen SATI SADHANI. This is going to be the biggest budget film from the state of Assam