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    Vitalina Varela wins top prizes at Locarno film festival

    Agence France-Presse . Geneva | Updated at 12:00am on August 19, 2019

    ‘Vitalina Varela’, Portuguese director Pedro Costa’s dark portrayal of a Cape Verde woman who flies to Lisbon to bury her husband, scooped the top prize at the Locarno film festival in Switzerland...

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    Film claims group plotted to infect black Africans with HIV

    Agence France-Presse . Los Angeles | Updated at 12:00am on August 19, 2019

    A plot by white mercenaries to spread HIV through black South Africa via a phony vaccination program: it sounds like the stuff of pulp spy novels, but documentary-maker Mads Brugger is clear that...

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    I am selective with my roles: Tisha

    Tanzil Rahaman | Updated at 12:00am on August 19, 2019

    National Film Award winning actress Nusrat Imrose Tisha is selective when it comes to acting. She prefers to be known for her acting prowess. The actress entertained viewers playing various roles...

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    Zahir Raihan’s birth anniversary today

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on August 19, 2019

    Today is the 84th birth anniversary of late eminent filmmaker, writer and freedom fighter Zahir Raihan. Zahir Raihan, born on August 19, 1935, at Majupur in Feni, made immense contribution...

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    25th Sarajevo Film Festival opens with honours for directors

    Agence France-Presse . Sarajevo | Updated at 12:00am on August 18, 2019

    The Sarajevo Film Festival launched its 25th annual edition Friday by bestowing its top honour on Mexican director Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu and Polish counterpart Pawel Pawlikowski for their...

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    Peter Fonda dies

    Agence France-Presse . Los Angeles | Updated at 12:00am on August 18, 2019

    US actor Peter Fonda, whose starring role in classic road movie ‘Easy Rider’ made him a symbol of 1960s counterculture, died Friday aged 79 at his Los Angeles home following a battle with...

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    Hasonjaner Raja staged

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on August 18, 2019

    Theatre troupe Prangonemor staged its play Hasonjaner Raja on Friday at National Theatre Hall of Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy. The play, written by Shakoor Majid and directed by Ananta Hira, brings to light the eventful life...

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    Habib’s Dubey Jai on cards

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on August 18, 2019

    Popular singer, music director and composer Habib Wahid is working on a new music video titled Dubey Jai. The song, penned by Fouzia Sultana Poly, is a romantic number. An audio version of...

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