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    Another cinema closed as govt pledges revival

    Mehedi Hassan Munna | Updated at 12:05am on October 11, 2018

    Though the government expressed its determination to revive the lost glory of the local film industry by initiating several projects, cinemas across the country are struggling to remain open and many cinema owners are shutting down their businesses due to poor attendance and financial losses....

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    Nazrul convention held in Washington

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 05:36pm on October 09, 2018

    Popular singers from Bangladesh and India rendered Nazrul Sangeet at the 17th Nazrul Convention held in Washington DC in the USA...

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    Kazi Hayat busy with 50th film

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 05:34pm on October 09, 2018

    Nine-times national film award winner Kazi Hayat is now busy writing screenplay of his upcoming 50th film Bir. Like his previous films, Bir will address...

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    Puppet theatre presents Aladdin’s tale

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 05:30pm on October 09, 2018

    Kolkata-based troupe Calcutta Puppet Theatre staged a show based on the classic Arabian tale of Aladdin and his ginie of the lamp at Music and Dance Centre of...

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    British Council promotes film Debi

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 05:29pm on October 09, 2018

    A daylong promotional programme of the upcoming film Debi, based on Humayun Ahmed’s novel with the same title, was held on Monday at...

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    Abdur Rouf Foundation launched

    Tanzil Rahaman | Updated at 05:27pm on October 09, 2018

    AKM Abdur Rouf Foundation, named after the Independence Day Award winning artist and freedom fighter Rouf, was launched on Monday at...

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    Venom launches to $80 Million

    Reuters . Los Angeles | Updated at 12:00am on October 09, 2018

    The unlikely dynamic duo of ‘Venom’ and ‘A Star Is Born’ have livened up the fall movie going season with the best October weekend of all time in North America....

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    Taylor Swift gets political, endorses Democrats

    Agence France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 12:00am on October 09, 2018

    Pop star Taylor Swift is not really known for making political statements, but the ‘Bad Blood’ singer is no longer holding back ahead of the midterm elections in November....

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    Promise fulfilled 25 years on in TV film

    Reuters . Los Angeles | Updated at 12:00am on October 09, 2018

    When journalist Sacha Gervasi set out to do an interview with diminutive French actor Herve Villechaize, best known for playing an evil henchman in Bond film ‘The Man with the Golden Gun,’ he had no idea that it would become a 25-year mission to get the story published....

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    Goethe-Institut holds literary discussion

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on October 09, 2018

    Goethe-Institut Bangladesh organised a literary discussion and book reading session at its library on Saturday where literature enthusiasts analysed German author Alexander Kluge’s book, titled ‘The 30th of April 1945’, that covers many important events of World War 2...