The International Film Festival of India (IFFI) is underway in Goa. Late filmmaker Altaf Mazid’s 52-minute Karbi film Sabin Alun (The broken song) will be screened at the 47th edition of the film festival. The film is based on an oral singing tradition of the Karbi tribe. Folk tale motifs are spread across the body of the film.
The IFFI is an annual festival conducted by the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting. Goa is the permanent venue of the festival. Sabin Alun has been selected in the non-feature section of Indian Panorama. Rajiv Mehrotra of the Public Service Broadcasting Trust (PSBT) is the producer of the film. The screening is slated for November 23 and 25 at INOX II auditorium.