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    Spiritual segment features 21 films

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 10:24pm on January 15, 2017

    A total of 21 films will be featured in the Spiritual Films segment of Dhaka International Film Festival, which opened simultaneously at six venues on Thursday...

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    Need of global marketing of local films analysed

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 10:22pm on January 15, 2017

    Discussants in an open discussion analysed the need of global marketing of the local films for development of film industry on Sunday at Alliance Francaise de Dhaka in the capital...

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    Bangladesh to be main focus

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 10:20pm on January 15, 2017

    Bangladesh will be the focus of this year’s Khajuraho Dance Festival, a prestigious dance festival organised annually by Madhya Pradesh Kala Parishad in India...

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    Al Deen’s Chaka in new light

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 10:17pm on January 15, 2017

    A seminar held at Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy on Saturday analysed how society and politics impact theatre by reviewing the productions of Selim Al Deen’s Chaka in two decades...

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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...