Iranian Film Festival underway

Cultural Correspondent | Published: 00:00, Feb 10,2019

 
 

Guests pose for a photograph at the programme. — Press Release photo

A five-day Iranian film festival featuring nine films is underway at the main auditorium of Bangladesh National Museum.
The festival, which began on Friday, has been jointly organised by Iran Cultural Centre and Bangladesh National Museum marking 40th anniversary of Islamic revolution in Iran.
Besides the film festival, Iran Cultural Centre is holding a four-day photography exhibition at Nalini Kanta Bhattasali Gallery of Bangladesh National
Museum.
State minister for ministry of health and family welfare Dr Md Murad Hassan was present as the chief guest while Iranian ambassador Mohammad Reza Nafar and filmmaker Tauquir Ahmed were present as special guests at the programme presided over by Bangladesh National Museum secretary Md Abdul Mazid.
The inauguration programme was followed by screening of the Iranian film M For Mother, directed by Rasoul Mollagholipour.
On February 9, the festival featured films like The Song of Sparrows, directed by Majid Majidi at 11:00am and Parandey Kucheykey Koshbakhti at 3:00pm.
Today, Iranian film Super Star will be screened at 11:00am and Shetab Jadeh will be screened at 3:00pm.
On February 11, the film Mother will be screened at 11:00am and Bogzar Zindegi Koaam will be screened at 3:00pm.
On February 12, the film titled The Girl in the Sneakers will be screened at 11:00am and Umidh will be screened at 3:00pm.
Besides, the photo exhibition will remain open from 10:00am-5:00pm.
The film festival will end on February 12.

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