Moviyana Film Society and Tareque Masud Memorial Trust has organized their annual memorial speech presenting ceremony in honour of Tareque Masud
Film-maker Tareque Masud and cinematographer Mishuk Munier’s 7th death anniversary will be observed today at Dhaka University, with discussion and eulogies for the deceased souls. The ceremony is to be held in front of Tareque Masud memorial, which is in front of Shamsunnahar Hall.
The program is scheduled to begin at 5pm. Moviyana Film Society and Tareque Masud Memorial Trust has organized their annual memorial speech presenting ceremony in honour of Tareque Masud. This year the speech will be presented by film-maker Akram Khan, and the topic is “Films of Partition: Discussion and Evaluation.”
After the speech, the concluding ceremony of Tareque Masud and Catherine Masud Film Workshop will be held, with the student participants receiving certificates. At 6pm the panel discussion in honour of Tareque Masud and Mishuk Munier will be held. This discussion is jointly organized by Federation of Film Societies of Bangladesh (FFSB) and the Tareque Masud Memorial Trust.
Cultural personality and film-maker Nasir Uddin Yousuf, film-maker Morshedul Islam, and director general of dramatics at Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy Liaquat Ali Lucky will be present at the program. Family members and close acquaintances of Tareque Masud and Mishuk Munier will be part of the discussion in honour of their loved ones. Chairperson for Tareque Masud Memorial Trust and film-maker Catherine Masud will present a eulogy and also participate in the panel discussion. A eulogy will also be presented by the general secretary of FFSB and president of Moviyana Film Society Belayet Hossain Mamun, who will also moderate the panel. President of FFSB and architect Lailun Nahar will be the chief guest of the event.
The ceremonies are open for all, and will conclude with the lighting of a mongol-prodip in honour of Tareque Masud, Mishuk Munier and all the people who have lost their lives in road accidents.