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    ICFF encourages children in films: organisers

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 11:23pm on January 25, 2017

    Organisers of the International Children’s Film Festival said that the festival that they had been organising for the past 10 years was promoting children to...

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    Application called for London Bengali Film Festival

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 05:51pm on January 24, 2017

    The application deadline for submission of films for the second edition of London Bengali Film Festival has been fixed at January 31, said...

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    Razzak’s 75th birth anniversary today

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 09:20pm on January 22, 2017

    Today marks the 75th birth anniversary of Abdur Razzak, the country’s undisputed king of screens who still enjoys widespread respect and admiration despite living a...

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    Fury as Polanski picked for film panel

    Culture Desk | Updated at 09:24pm on January 21, 2017

    France’s minister for women’s rights said it was a ‘shocking’ decision to appoint filmmaker Roman Polanski as head of the jury for the country’s equivalent...

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    Rina Brown brings back memories of war

    Ziaul Hasan | Updated at 09:20pm on January 21, 2017

    Director Shameem Akhtar, known for her works Itihaas Kanya and Shilalipi, makes a comeback after 13 years with her latest release Rina Brown, a period...

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    15th Dhaka Int’l Film Festival ends

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 09:31pm on January 20, 2017

    Iranian director Reza Mirkarimi’s feature film Daughter won the Best Film Award in the main Asian Film Competition segment at the 15th Dhaka International Film...

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    Poor projection quality, bad sound draw criticism

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 06:03pm on January 19, 2017

    Poor projection quality and bad sound system marred the 15th Dhaka International Film Festival, billed as the biggest film event in the...

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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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    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...