Film fest marking mother language day begins Feb 12

Cultural Correspondent | Published: 18:21, Feb 08,2018


Still from Bisarjan to be screened at the film festival.

Dhaka University Film Society will organise a six-day film festival marking international mother language day at TSC auditorium on DU campus from February 12.

Titled ‘Amar Bhashar Cholochitra-1424’ the festival will feature classic and contemporary Bangla films.

Fifteen Bangladeshi and four Indian Bangla films will be screened at the festival, which has been organised by DUFS for the 17th year.

DUFS has been organising the festival since 2002. This year the festival will feature nine classic Bangla films like Mahanagar, Megher Anek Rang, Guddi, Kacher Deyal and ten contemporary films like Zukti Tokko Goppo, Haldaa, Gohin Baluchar, Bishorjan and others.

Besides, the organisers will honour a filmmaker with Hiralal Sen Padak at the event. Five films including Haldaa, Bhubhan Majhi, Kha(n)cha, Gohin Baluchar and Rina Brown are contesting for the award.

‘We organise the festival every year in February marking the international mother language day. This year’s festival will feature 19 Bangla films. Everyday four films will be screened at the festival,’ Sourab Sarker, secretary of Dhaka University Film Society, told New Age.

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