Guwahati: Independent filmmaker from Guwahati, Mehdi Jahan's first Assamese short fiction film, Jyoti and Joymoti is creating a buzz in the national and international film festival circuit. Fable-like and politically charged, Jyoti and Joymoti recently won the 12th National Award for Best Film-Short Feature at the prestigious SiGNS 2018 film festival held in Trichur, Kerala, where some of the finest recent short films and documentaries from India competed for the top honours. The greatest accolade has been its selection for one of the most prestigious international film festivals for short films, as a part of the International Competition's Fiction section of the 16th Bogotá Short Film Festival to be held in Bogota, Colombia from December 4 to 11, 2018. Out of 3,924 short films from 110 countries, only 20 made it to the International Competition Fiction category and Jyoti and Joymoti is the only Indian film in this category.
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