Wednesday 24 January 2018 ,
Wednesday 24 January 2018 ,
Latest News
  • Bangladesh ranks 34 in Inclusive Development Index
  • Repatriation plan to endanger Rohingya refugees: HRW
  • Myanmar ready for repatriation, denies reports of delay
  • Unions reach $2.3m settlement on Bangladesh RMG factory safety
  • Nahid’s PO, ministry staff, Lakehead School owner sued
14 January, 2018 00:00 00 AM
Print
Dhaka International Film Festival 2018

Two Bangladeshi films to be screened at Public Library today

DL reporter
Two Bangladeshi films to be screened at Public Library today

Two Bangladeshi films—‘Chitkini’, directed by Sajedul Awwal, and ‘Shohagir Goyna’, directed by Lata Ahmed—will be screened today at the Public Library Auditorium, as part of the ongoing nine-day 16th Dhaka International Film Festival 2018.

Sajedul Awwal’s film ‘Chitkini’ (‘Rest in Silence’) will be screened today at 5:30pm, while Lata Ahmed’s film ‘Shohagir Goyna’ (‘Shohagi’s Ornament’) is scheduled to be screened at 7:30pmin the ‘Bangladesh Panorama’ category.

Organised by Rainbow Film Society, the 16th edition of the festival was inaugurated by finance minister Abul Maal Abdul Muhith as the chief guest on Friday. Information minister Hasanul Haq Inu and India’s high commissioner, Harsh Vardhan Shringla, were also present as special guests at the main auditorium of the Bangladesh National Museum in the capital.

Films from several countries are also scheduled to be screened in other categories as part of the festival today. In the ‘Cinema of the World’ section, Karim Sayad’s ‘Of Sheep and Men’ from Qatar, Arman T. Riahi’s ‘The Migrumpies’ from Austria, Arild Andersen’s ‘Handle With Care’ from Norway, Ozgur Sevimli’s ‘Murtaza’ from Turkey and in the ‘Asian Competition’ section Vatche Boulghourjian’s ‘Tramontane’ from Lebanon will be screened at the Main Auditorium of Bangladesh National Museum.

In the ‘Women Filmmakers’ section, ‘Torn Love’ by Nurdan Tumbek Tekeoglu, ‘Antiheroina’ by Menchu Esteban, ‘Anna’ by Petra Priborska, ‘November Will be May’ by Yana Lekarska, ‘Israfil’ by Ida Panahandeh, ‘Maki’ by Naghmeh Shirkhan and ‘Chronicles of Hari’ by Ananya Kasaravalli will be screened at the Sufia Kamal Auditorium of the Bangladesh National Museum.

At the venue of the Public Library Auditorium, along with the two Bangladeshi films, two films from Iran—titled ‘Soyuq’ (‘Coldness’) directed by Bahram and Bahman Haj Abol Loo (Ark) and ‘Walking on String’, directed by Ahmad Reza Motamedi, and another film from Mongolia titled ‘Shift’, directed by Nyamdavaa Baasansuren, will be screened.

Alliance Française de Dhaka, the Russian Cultural Center and Star Cineplex are also included as venues of the festival.

During the festival, some 216 films from 64 countries are scheduled to be screened. The festival features an Asian competition section. The six other categories for the participating films are: ‘Retrospective’, ‘Cinema of the World’, ‘Children’s section’, ‘Women Filmmakers’, ‘Short and Independent Films section’ and ‘Spiritual Films section’. Along with these, ‘Bangladesh Panorama’ has been included in this year’s festival to support and extend the reach of Bangladeshi films on the global stage.

Comments

Poll
Today's Question »
In a desperate move to stop leak of question papers, the education minister has sought closure of Facebook during SSC exams. Do you support the call?
 Yes
 No
 No Comment
Yes 27.3%
No 72.7%
No Comment 0.0%
Most Viewed
Digital Edition
Archive
SunMonTueWedThuFri Sat
010203040506
07080910111213
14151617181920
21222324252627
28293031
More Dhakalive stories
Actor Razzak remembered 
on birth anniversary A memorial discussion on actor Razzak was held at Fazlul Haq Auditorium of Bangladesh Film Development Corporation (BFDC) yesterday, reports UNB. Bangladesh Film Directors Association arranged the event…

Copyright © All right reserved.

Editor : M. Shamsur Rahman

Published by the Editor on behalf of Independent Publications Limited at Media Printers, 446/H, Tejgaon I/A, Dhaka-1215.
Editorial, News & Commercial Offices : Beximco Media Complex, 149-150 Tejgaon I/A, Dhaka-1208, Bangladesh. GPO Box No. 934, Dhaka-1000.

Editor : M. Shamsur Rahman
Published by the Editor on behalf of Independent Publications Limited at Media Printers, 446/H, Tejgaon I/A, Dhaka-1215.
Editorial, News & Commercial Offices : Beximco Media Complex, 149-150 Tejgaon I/A, Dhaka-1208, Bangladesh. GPO Box No. 934, Dhaka-1000.

Disclaimer & Privacy Policy
....................................................
About Us
....................................................
Contact Us
....................................................
Advertisement
....................................................
Subscription

Powered by : Frog Hosting