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    Retrospective segment honours Iranian, Turkish film legends

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 10:20pm on January 14, 2017

    The 15th Dhaka International Film Festival has organised a retrospective segment to honour the Iranian film legend Abbas Kiarostami and famous Turkish filmmaker Yesim Ustaoglu...

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    Group show presents diverse works

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 10:18pm on January 14, 2017

    Twenty-three artists – all former students of the 50th batch of the Faculty of Fine Arts of Dhaka University – are displaying their works at a group show at the faculty’s Zainul Gallery...

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    Tagore songs inspired by ragas presented

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 10:17pm on January 14, 2017

    A group of musicians presented songs of Rabindranath Tagore that were inspired by evening ragas at a programme at the Chhayanaut auditorium on Friday...

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    Conference on women in cinema ends

    Adiba Nayeem | Updated at 10:16pm on January 14, 2017

    A two-day international conference on women’s role in cinema ended on Saturday at Alliance Française de Dhaka, with the speakers calling for changes necessary to create a level playing field for women filmmakers...

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    Photo show features horrors of terror attacks

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 10:09pm on January 14, 2017

    In his latest exhibition, photojournalist Ali Hossain Mintu is displaying images that offer a glimpse into the recent spate of terror attacks in the country, the government’s counterterrorism measures, and how people are trying to recuperate from the shocks...

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    Selim Al Deen’s 9th death anniv on Saturday

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 05:44pm on January 13, 2017

    Saturday marks the 9th death anniversary of the iconic playwright Selim Al Deen. Al Deen, sometimes fondly called Natyacharya, will be remembered by...

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    Two-day theatre fest held

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 05:42pm on January 13, 2017

    The Chittagong-based Fame School of Drama, Dance and Music organised a two-day theatre festival at the National Theatre Hall of Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy on...

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    Gender issues facing women filmmakers discussed

    Adiba Nayeem | Updated at 05:38pm on January 13, 2017

    A two-day international conference on women’s role in cinema began on Friday at Alliance Française de Dhaka, as part of the ongoing...

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    Asian Competition: main attraction of the festival

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 05:35pm on January 13, 2017

    The main competition segment of the ongoing 15th Dhaka International Film Festival began on Thursday with the screening of Lebanese/Palestinian film...

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    Dhaka Int’l Film Festival inaugurated

    staff correspondent | Updated at 06:41pm on January 12, 2017

    The 15th edition of Dhaka International Film Festival was inaugurated on Thursday at the main auditorium of Bangladesh National Museum in the capital...