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    22nd edition breathes life into art scene amid COVID-19

    Ershad Kamol | Updated at 10:51pm on January 17, 2021

    The 22nd edition of the Young Artists’ Art Exhibition, held from November 30 to January 16 at the National Art Gallery, deserves special mention for bringing back viewers to the gallery at a time when...

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    International Conference on Women in Cinema begins

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 10:50pm on January 17, 2021

    The 7th Dhaka International Conference on Women in Cinema began on Sunday through an inaugural ceremony held at the National Art Gallery Auditorium of Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy...

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    Prachyanat students stage Manush Chhara Shahar Britha

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 10:48pm on January 17, 2021

    Prachyanat School of Acting and Design staged a street play titled Manush Chhara Shahar Britha in front of Swoparjito Swadhinota on Dhaka University campus on Saturday...

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    Momtazuddin Ahmed’s 86th birth anniversary today

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on January 18, 2021

    Today is the 86th anniversary of birth of the late Ekushey Padak-winning playwright, language movement activist, theatre activist and actor Momtazuddin Ahmed. Momtazuddin Ahmed was born...

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    33 artistes in 26 categories receive National Film Awards-2019

    | Updated at 12:36pm on January 17, 2021

    Prime minister Sheikh Hasina on Sunday distributed the National Film Awards among 33 recipients under 26 categories for the year 2019...

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    19th Dhaka International Film Festival begins

    Tanzil Rahaman | Updated at 10:58pm on January 16, 2021

    The 19th Dhaka International Film Festival began on Saturday with the screening of Suzanne Lindon-directed French film Spring Blossom. The inaugural ceremony of the event was held at...

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    PM to distribute National Film Awards today

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Dhaka | Updated at 12:00am on January 17, 2021

    National Film Awards-2019 will be distributed among the winners at a ceremony at Bangabandhu International Conference Centre at 10:30am today. Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina will join the ceremony as the...

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    Tyler Perry to receive honorary statuette at Oscars

    Agence France-Presse . Los Angeles | Updated at 10:53pm on January 16, 2021

    US filmmaker Tyler Perry will receive an honorary statuette at this year’s Oscars for his humanitarian work, including efforts to get the entertainment industry safely back to work during the...

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    Nonajoler Kabbo wins NETPAC Award at Kolkata Int’l Film Fest

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 10:52pm on January 16, 2021

    Director Rezwan Shahriar Sumit’s maiden feature film Nonajoler Kabbo (The Salt in Our Waters) won the prestigious NETPAC Award at the 26th Kolkata International Film Festival, which was...

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    Spike Lee vows to delay Father Time as Hollywood bestows honour

    Agence France-Presse . Los Angeles | Updated at 10:51pm on January 16, 2021

    Spike Lee voiced hope for the ‘next wave’ of Black filmmakers -- but warned his own trail-blazing career was far from done -- as he was honoured by Hollywood at a virtual ceremony...