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‘Kalo Megher Bhela’ screened at Goethe-Institut

Cultural Correspondent | Published: 01:06, Feb 18,2020

 
 

Goethe-Institut Bangladesh, in cooperation with the International Film Initiative of Bangladesh, organised the screening of the film titled ‘Kalo Megher Bhela’ at its auditorium on Sunday.

‘Kalo Megher Vela’ has been directed by Mrittika Goon, also daughter of poet Nirmalendu Goon.

The film is an adaptation of poet Nirmalendu Goon’s novel of the same title.

The film depicts plight of street children. It follows the struggles of Dhuku, a child who lives at a railway station.

Besides, the programme featured a discussion and Q&A session.

Lubna Sharmin, representative of the International Film Initiative of Bangladesh, introduced filmmaker Mrittika Goon, along with the moderator of the evenings’ Q&A discussion session, film critic and journalist

Sadia Khalid, to the audience.

While sharing her experience on her film ‘Kalo Megher Bhela’ making, filmmaker Mrittika Goon, during the Q&A discussion session said, ‘‘Kalo Megher Bhela’ is a philosophical fiction and an adaptation of poet Nirmalendu Goon’s novel of the same title. I wanted to show the chaotic aspects of the city life through the plight of the protagonist Dukhu.’

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