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    Stateless: echoes of the exiled people

    MD Talebur Islam Rupom | Updated at 12:00am on September 13, 2020

    Stateless is a six-episode television drama series on Netflix. The series is partly inspired by the stories from Australian immigration detention centres. It tells the...

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    Problematic representations of disability in Bangladeshi films

    Nayan Sayed | Updated at 12:00am on September 06, 2020

    Images and stories in films and television can deeply influence public opinion and establish societal norms against/for people with disabilities. In most films, people with...

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    Stop Genocide: a demand to stop brutality and injustice

    Sohul Ahmed | Updated at 12:00am on August 30, 2020

    Stop Genocide is one of the best creations of prominent Bangladeshi filmmaker Zahir Raihan. While reviewing the 20-minute-long documentary film, Sohul Ahmed writes that Zahir...

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    Melville’s Moby-Dick: an envision of the COVID-19

    Md Sajib Miah | Updated at 12:00am on August 23, 2020

    The greed of the man against the nature has been the subject of many timeless literary pieces and in every one of the, the nature...

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    2 B R 0 2 B and the current situation of the world

    Sheikh Tasmima Mrenmoi | Updated at 12:00am on August 16, 2020

    Kurt Vonnegut’s short story 2 B R 0 2 B talks of a utopia that has turned out to be a dystopia where everything is...

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    Money Heist: a series of defiance

    Nayan Sayed Jibon | Updated at 12:00am on August 09, 2020

    Money Heist is a Spanish crime drama series created by Alex Pina. Nayan Sayed Jibon reviews it marking resistance as a symbol of the series

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    12 Angry Men: the epitome of cinematic excellence

    Manita Islam | Updated at 12:00am on July 26, 2020

    12 Angry Men is a critically acclaimed American courtroom drama film directed by Sidney Lumet in 1957. Manita Islam writes about the film

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    Bulbbul: breaking the silence with violence

    Nayan Sayed Jibon | Updated at 12:00am on July 19, 2020

    By telling stories of idealised women the patriarchal system differentiates between a good girl and a bad girl. This is how consumers and members of...

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    Caring less about the ‘real’ world while writing for children

    Umme Farhana | Updated at 12:00am on July 12, 2020

    Our heroes are very rational and intelligent. They are not dreamers. This shrinks the space for children to venture in the worlds of fantasy and...

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    Ending pandemics and a message from Coleridge

    Nayan Sayed Jibon | Updated at 03:05pm on July 08, 2020

    The redemption of the ancient mariner was accepted only when he was fascinated by the beauty of the sea snakes. Nayan Sayed Jibon argues that...