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22 March, 2019 00:00 00 AM
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FRANCOPHONIE WEEK 2019

‘Fortuna’ to be screened at AFD today

DL desk, Dhaka
‘Fortuna’ to be screened at AFD today
A scene from the film ‘Fortuna’. Photo l courtesy

‘Fortuna’, a romantic drama film directed by Germinal Roaux, will be screened today at Auditorium Nouvelle Vague of Alliance Française de Dhaka (AFD) in Dhanmondi of the capital. Embassy of Switzerland in Bangladesh, in association with AFD, is organising the screening of the film to celebrate the Francophonie Week 2019.

The film portrays Fortuna (14), a young Ethiopian teenage girl, has had no news of her parents since arriving in Lampedusa, Italy. Together with other refugees, she is given shelter for the winter in a Swiss Catholic hospice at an altitude of over 2000 meters. While they wait for their fate to be decided by the Swiss authorities, Fortuna meets Kabir, a 26-year-old African refugee, and falls desperately in love. Their relationship develops in secret, till the day Kabir disappears.  
The screening of the film will be followed by a cocktail and networking reception.

Where: AFD, 26 Mirpur Road, Dhanmondi
When: 6:30pm, today

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