‘The Salt in Our Waters’ to have Asian premiere in Busan

Cultural Correspondent | Published: 22:20, Sep 15,2020


Rezwan Shahriar Sumit directed feature film ‘The Salt in Our Waters’ (Nonajaler Kabya) will have Asian Premiere at the 25th Busan International Film Festival.

Rezwan Shahriar Sumit, also writer of the film, confirmed it to New Age.

‘“The Salt in Our Waters” (Nonajaler Kabya) will have its World Premiere at the 64th BFI London Film Festival and Asian Premiere at the 25th Busan International Film Festival. It is indeed a matter of great honour to be invited to two prestigious international film festivals amid the COVID-19 outbreak,’ Rezwan Shahriar Sumit told New Age.

‘I visited Kuakata in 2007 when I was a student. The fishermen there left a lasting impression on me and I decided to portray their daily life in “The Salt in Our Waters”, which is my first directorial venture. The shooting for the film commenced on July 13 and ended on September 3 of 2018,’ added Rezwan Shahriar Sumit. 

‘The Salt in Our Waters’ has been produced jointly by Bangladeshi and French production companies namely mypixelstory and ARSAM International.

The film’s cast members include Fazlur Rahman Babu, Titas Zia, Tasnova Tamanna, Ashok Bepari and others.

The 25th Busan International Film Festival will be held from October 7-16 in South Korea.

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