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16 January, 2021 04:00:41 PM
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‘Nonajoler Kabbo’ wins NETPAC Award at 26th Kolkata Int’l Film Festival

UNB, Dhaka

‘Nonajoler Kabbo’ wins NETPAC Award at 26th Kolkata Int’l Film Festival

Director Rezwan Shahriar Sumit’s maiden feature film ‘Nonajoler Kabbo’ (The Salt in Our Waters) won the prestigious NETPAC AWARD at the 26th Kolkata International Film Festival, held from January 8-15 in Kolkata, India.

Ended on Friday, this year's festival awarded the Bangladeshi film as the winner of the Asian Select (NETPAC Award) section as the best among the 6 entries in this category.

The film, starring seasoned actors including Fazlur Rahman Babu, Shatabdi Wadud, Titas Zia, Tasnova Tamanna, Ashok Bepari and more, is based on a clash-of-cultures story narrative which is set in a remote coastal village of Bangladesh, shinning a unique light on love and resilience.

"My debut feature film wins the NETPAC AWARD at the 26th Kolkata International Film Festival. Special thanks to  honorable jury members  Patricia Elser Gillespie,  Brian Bennett and Ranjan Palit for selecting us", director Rezwan Shahriar Sumit shared on his Facebook profile.

He also shared another achievement of the film, saying, "The Salt in Our Waters is heading to Göteborg Film Festival next. Coming soon to a theater near you!".

‘Nonajoler Kabbo’ is the only film representing South Asia in this prestigious competition, according to media reports.

Yet to be released in multiplexes, Nonajoler Kabbo has already been premiered and received critical appraisal in renowned festivals and also been awarded several prestigious funds, including the prestigious Torino Film Lab Audience Design Fund of 45,000 Euro, 'Aide aux cinémas du monde fund' worth 80,000 Euro in 2018, Bangladesh National Film Grant in 2017 and a writing grant from Director Spike Lee in 2016. 

It was a semifinalist in Sundance Screenwriters Lab in 2017 and was also invited to the Film Bazaar Co-Production Market in Goa, India in 2016. 

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