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International Festival of Docufilms entries feature struggle for liberation and human rights

  • Published at 07:43 pm April 18th, 2019
Poster of International Festival of Docufilms on Liberation and Human Rights
Poster of International Festival of Docufilms on Liberation and Human Rights | Courtesy

The five-day festival is being organized by the Liberation War Museum. This year the festival will screen 35 documentaries, including 12 local films

The seventh instalment of the International Festival of Docufilms on Liberation and Human Rights began yesterday in Dhaka. On the first day of the festival, Dilara Begum Jolly’s documentary “Jathorleena” was screened at the Liberation War Museum in Sher-e-Bangla Nagar.

The five-day festival is being organized by the Liberation War Museum. This year the festival will screen 35 documentaries, including 12 local films. 

Prior to the festival the organizers said, at a press conference, that this year they are planning to highlight peoples' struggles for liberation and human rights across the world. The press conference was held on Tuesday at the museum. 

The conference was attended by Liberation War Museum trustee member Mofidul Hoque, festival director Tareq Ahmed, and others.

Besides films from Bangladesh, films from: Germany, the Netherlands, Denmark, Spain, China, India, the US, and Indonesia, will be shown at the festival. 

The festival will also feature a four-day workshop, to be conducted by local and Indian filmmakers and experts. According to the festival director, twelve local film projects will be developed at the workshop.

Five local documentaries—“Jathorleena,” “Lal Sabujer Deepabali,” “Merciless Mayhem,” “Janani Jantrana,” and “Shabdoshena”—will be screened in the competition section, Documenting 1971 and Beyond.

The list of foreign documentaries include “The Look of Silence” (Denmark), “Austerlitz” (Germany), “The Third Breast” (India), “The Girl and the Picture” (USA), “Stranger in Paradise” (the Netherlands), and “The Supreme Price” (Nigeria), among others.

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