The festival began on June 9 and will continue till June 30
The Bangladesh European Union Film Festival (BEUFF) will organize a unique online program in collaboration with the Daily Prothom Alo on Tuesday titled “Grand Film Adda”.
The event will be broadcasted live on the Facebook pages and YouTube channels of the newspaper and the European Union in Bangladesh and the beuff.org website, says a media statement.
The event will be moderated by Dhaka Tribune’s Sadia Khalid Reeti. The panelists of the event include the eight European Union ambassadors or their representatives, and the representatives from the Government of Bangladesh.
The BEUFF has been organized by the EU Delegation to Bangladesh in partnership with the EU Member States, the Alliance Française and the Goethe Institute to mark 50 years of Bangladesh's independence.
The festival began on June 9 and will continue till June 30.
The festival will screen a collection of cinematic masterpieces, including seven European feature films with Bangla subtitles, seven Bangladeshi films made by directors with fresh voices and unique perspectives, and seven short films focusing on the themes of Climate Change.
In addition, all the movies will be screened at the online platform Festival Scope and will be available free of cost to all audiences residing in Bangladesh.
In addition to film screenings at the BEUFF, there will be masterclasses, question and answer sessions with directors, and a special online discussion on the participation of men and women in the silver screen.
In these online sessions, filmmakers and producers share their filmmaking journey at these events, placing particular importance on women empowerment and climate change.
The implementing partners of BEUFF are Particip GmbH, RedOrange Media and Communications and Goopy Bagha Productions Limited.