Director Ashraf Shishir’s debut film Gariwala has won eight international awards after having been screened at 37 film festivals in 16 countries. The latest feather in his cap was the Best Film Award that he won at the 7th Picnic Film Festival in Spain recently. In an interview with New Age, the director talked about the success of the film and how it came into being. ‘Gariwala’s continued success proves that our films also have a
Asians are getting in focus
Ahmed Muztaba Zamal shares his experiences at Cannes
Noted film society activist Ahmed Muztaba Zamal is the president of Rainbow Film Society. Zamal, the founder and festival director of the Dhaka International Film Festival, was also the founder of Bangladesh Chapter of FIPRESCI in 1994 and was elected secretary general of International Film Critics Association of Bangladesh-IFCAB in the same year. He had the opportunity of participating as part of international, FIPRESCI and
Film festival to welcome first years
Dhaka University Film Society, in association with Edward M Kennedy Center, has arranged a four-day film festival which
began at TSC auditorium on Sunday.
Titled Film for Freshers, the festival is solely intended to welcome the first year students of Dhaka University through introducing them to a number of famous movies across
4-day charity film fest ends at JU
The four-day charity film festival organised to help the tornado affected people in Brahmanbaria will end today at the
Zahir Raihan Auditorium of Jahangirnagar University.
The festival features 12 classic and popular films from home and abroad including Jiban Theke Neya, Life of Pi, Andaz Apna Apna, Happy Days, Bapi Bari Jaa, Murder 3, Mach Misti,
Weeklong film festival in the port city begins
A weeklong film festival began in the port city yesterday.
Alliance Francaise de Chittagong organised the festival, titled ‘Francophonie’ at its auditorium in association with Chittagong Film Centre (CFC).
A total of ten films from five countries — Canada, France, Egypt, Switzerland and Vietnam — are being screened at the festival.
The opening film, “The Grand Seduction”
Film screening begins
The formal film screening of the fourth International Film Festival began in nine theatres in Dhaka on Sunday. A total of 40 films on children in different format including feature film, short film, animation and documentary films were screened on the second day of International Children Film Festival.
The houseful viewers of Dhaka enjoyed films such as Sky Fairy (Iran), The Great Adventure (Canada), Big Sister Punam