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National Award winning movies at 13th Habitat Film Festival

IANS  |  New Delhi 

From Assamese film "Village Rockstars" to Bengali drama "Mayurakshi" and controversial Malayalam film "S Durga" will be among the cinematic gems from across the country to be screened at the 13th Habitat Film Festival, which will also have two tribute segments for the late and

To be held from May 17 to 27, the fest will open with Kaushik Ganguly's Bengali drama "Drishtikone" at the Stein Auditorium here.

The line-up also has Marathi film "Ajji", Malayalam thriller "Take Off", Hindi features "The Hungry" and "October" and investigative Tamil thriller "Vikram Vedha" among others.

Aparna Sen, Devashish Makhija, Miransha Naik, and are among the filmmakers expected to participate at the event, where there will be a retrospective segment on K.G. George, read a statement.

Two tribute segments, one on the pioneering contributions of late and one on will include the screening of some of their films.

There will be master classes by directors, actors and screenwriters such as Vishal Bhardwaj, and Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra, apart from panel discussions and post-screening question and answer sessions.

A highlight will be a session with veteran on May 20. He will be in conversation with Mehra.

The festival -- whose focus is to turn the spotlight on cinema from that's beyond -- will be inaugurated by film scholar Aruna Vasudev, of the Network for the Promotion of



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First Published: Fri, April 27 2018. 13:38 IST