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The House of Baruas
Date and Time: Sat, Jun 01, 12:00 PM
Location: Theatre 5, Village East by Angelika, New York, NY
Director: Utpal Borpujari
Starring: -
Run time: 1 hour 11 minutes
Language: Assamese
Year Made: 2023
Country: India

A 100-year-old house in Guwahati, Assam, North Eastern India. A house that gave 30 feature films, 4 directors, 2 music composers, 3 singers, 4 actors, 4 actresses, and much more to Assamese cinema. And some of them were top cricketers, footballers, politicians, and much more. A house that is now facing an uncertain future.

Director : Utpal Borpujari
Utpal Borpujari is known for Assamese children's feature "Ishu", and documentaries "Memories of a Forgotten War", "Songs of the Blue Hills", "Soccer Queens of Rani" and "Mayong: Myth/Reality". He has won India's National Film Awards twice - once as a film critic in 2003, and once as a filmmaker in 2018 (for "Ishu"). His films have been screened in film festivals across the world and have won awards and critical acclaim.