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    Azad Rahaman passes away

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 06:39pm on May 16, 2020

    Veteran singer, composer, music director, filmmaker Azad Rahaman passed away at Bangladesh Specialized Hospital in the capital’s Shymoli on Saturday afternoon at about 4:30pm. He...

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    Woody Allen memoir released by new publisher after protests

    Agence France-Presse . Los Angeles | Updated at 10:30pm on March 24, 2020

    Woody Allen’s controversial autobiography was released in the United States Monday, swiftly finding a new home after its original publisher pulled out after protests over...

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    Federation of Film Societies of India felicitates Mokammel

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 12:18am on February 24, 2020

    Federation of Film Societies of India felicitated renowned Bangladeshi filmmaker Tanvir Mokammel on the opening day of Bangladesh Film Festival at Nandan Film and Cultural...

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    Makers of artistic films struggle for funds

    Karoby Shihab | Updated at 12:00am on January 14, 2020

    Polish filmmaker Joanna Kos-Krauze is visiting Dhaka to attend the on-going 18th Dhaka International Film Festival. She also participated in 6th Dhaka International Conference on...

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    Greta Gerwig ‘sad’ at awards snub of female filmmakers

    Agence France-Presse . Paris | Updated at 10:01pm on January 05, 2020

    Top Hollywood woman director Greta Gerwig said she was ‘disappointed’ that she had been snubbed by the Golden Globes, with the producer of her hit...

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    Rajshahi University demo calls for Ritwik’s house preservation

    RU Correspondent | Updated at 12:42am on January 02, 2020

    Rajshahi University teachers and students and the cultural activists of the city on Wednesday called for actions to preserve the house of renowned filmmaker and...

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    DIFF aims to promote quality films among viewers

    Tanzil Rahaman | Updated at 12:00am on December 29, 2019

    Dhaka International Film Festival (DIFF) is a celebration that brings together filmmakers, critics, activists and film lovers from across the globe. The 18th edition of...

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    We should prioritise quality over profit: Saiful Islam Mannu

    Tanzil Rahaman | Updated at 09:20pm on December 19, 2019

    Filmmaker Saiful Islam Mannu’s directorial debut film ‘Putro’ has bagged National Film Award in 11 different categories for the year 2018. Mannu is currently studying...

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    Filmmakers, activists voice concern

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on December 09, 2019

    Filmmakers and film activists on Saturday expressed concern over the proposed Film Certification Act saying that the act would jeopardise the filmmaking sector by curtailing...

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    US filmmaker Oliver Stone lauds Putin

    Agence France-Presse . Riyadh | Updated at 12:00am on November 01, 2019

    American filmmaker Oliver Stone on Wednesday hailed Russian President Vladimir Putin as a ‘stabilising force’ in the Middle East, particularly in war-ravaged Syria...