DOT Desk: From Nawab Siraj-ud-Daulah, Mukh o Mukhosh, Moina Moti, and Angar, to Iti, Tomari Dhaka –film posters, both vintage and recent, welcomed the visitors as they stepped into the premises of the Teacher’s Student Centre (TSC), University of Dhaka (DU) for the five- day film festival, Amar Bhashar Cholochitro 1426, reports The Daily Star.
Organised by Dhaka University Film Society (DUFS), this initiative is arranged annually as a tribute to the martyrs of the Language Movement and honour different languages around the world.The 19th edition of the festival was inaugurated in the presence of Murad Hasan, State Minister of Information, Professor Dr AAMS Arefin Siddique from the Department of Communication and Journalism, Lailun Nahar Shemi, Chairman of Federation of Film Societies Bangladesh, and the moderator of DUFS, recently. The festival features the screening of 19 full length feature films and three short-films alongside interactive sessions with film crews of No Dorai, Kathbirali, and Iti, Tomari Dhaka.
Eminent film maker Anjan Dutt will be present in a discussion on his latest work Finally Bhalobasha, tomorrow. Like previous years, a film released in the previous year will be awarded the Hiralal Sen Award, named after the first filmmaker of the subcontinent.