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Bangladeshi filmmaker's documentary on Rohingyas to be screened in New York

  • Received the Special Jury Remi Award and preserved at the esteemed Holocaust Museum 
  • Film has meaningful discussions on pressing global issues.
Update : 28 Mar 2024, 05:27 PM

Renowned Bangladeshi filmmaker Noman Robin's groundbreaking documentary "Blossoms from Ash," shedding light on the plight of the Rohingya community, is set for a special screening at Bard College in New York State, US, on July 10, 2024. 

The film, produced by Alex Blum and lensed by Sarun Manandhar, is a collaborative effort between the Blum Family Foundation and Circle Media International.

In attendance will be visiting Professor Fahmidul Haq, coordinating the event alongside Bard College's Global and International Studies Program (GISP) & Human Rights Program. 

The screening will be followed by a Q&A session featuring Noman Robin and moderated by Professor Anirudha Mitra, head of the GISP. 

This documentary, having already received the Special Jury Remi Award in the USA and being preserved at the esteemed Holocaust Museum in Washington DC, has garnered widespread recognition.

Available on Apple TV since January 2024, it has sparked meaningful discussions on pressing global issues.

Reflecting on this achievement, Noman Robin expressed gratitude for the support received from Bangladesh and the international community.

He looks forward to leveraging this momentum to initiate discussions on new projects, including Bangladesh's first trilogy and the world's first transgender trilogy film.

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