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Vulture (Xogun)
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Show Time: June 4 - 20, 2021
Director: Utpal Borpujari
Starring: Sanjeev Hazorika, Dhananjay Debnath, Rimjhim Deka, Ankit Shandilya, Kapil Garo, Anurag Rabha
Run time: 00:16:00
Language: Assamese (with Subtitles)
Year Made: 2020
Country: India
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A bunch of journalists arrive at a remote place hit by wide-spread riots between two communities. They are in a hurry collect information and return before sundown. A bunch of kids sees a car – a rarely-seen commodity in their village – and follows its trail. The two worlds collide. Adapted from “Xogun (Vulture)”, a short story by acclaimed Assamese writer Manoj Kumar Goswami.

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.
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