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    History of resistance featured in theatre

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 06:01pm on January 19, 2017

    The history and legacy of people’s resistance to injustice and freedom movement in this region were featured in an experimental production based...

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    2 local, 1 American films to be released

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 05:56pm on January 19, 2017

    Two local films and one American film are going to hit cinemas in the country today. The local films are Mijanur Rahman Labu’s Tukhor and...

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    UK-based Balik Arts officials praise fest

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 05:53pm on January 19, 2017

    Two representatives of the Balik Arts, a UK-based nonprofit group promoting young filmmakers around the world, are now in Dhaka to...

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    Morissette’s manager admits stealing almost $5m from artists

    BBC | Updated at 04:45pm on January 19, 2017

    The former business manager of pop star Alanis Morissette has admitted stealing over $7m from the singer and other celebrities...

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    Dhaka Theatre premieres new play in Imphal

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 10:30pm on January 18, 2017

    Dhaka Theatre staged the premiere show of its new production Aronba Meiri at Manipur Cultural University Auditorium in Imphal, Manipur on January 13...

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    Short, indie segment features 46 films

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 10:26pm on January 18, 2017

    A total of 46 films will be featured in the Short and Independent segment of Dhaka International Film Festival, which opened simultaneously at six venues on Thursday...

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    I’m happy to be here Anne Christine tails New Age

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 10:24pm on January 18, 2017

    The Netherlands-based French filmmaker Anne Christine Girardot is participating in Dhaka International Film Festival as a jury member of the women filmmakers section...

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    Dhallywood facing heavy losses

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 10:22pm on January 18, 2017

    Dhallywood producers are facing heavy financial problems as most commercial films are turning out poorly at the box office, incurring losses amounting to Tk 20/30 lakh on some occasions...

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    Al Deen’s Shakuntala staged

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 10:17pm on January 18, 2017

    Eminent playwright Selim Al-Deen’s Shakuntala was staged by Faridpur-based troupe Sang Theatre at the Experimental Theatre Hall of Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy on Tuesday...

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    Indian court acquits Salman Khan of using illegal arms

    Associated Press | Updated at 03:53pm on January 18, 2017

    An Indian court has acquitted top Bollywood star Salman Khan of the charge of using unlicensed arms while hunting for rare blackbucks in a western India...