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'The Lost Pen' from France wins big at DIMFF 2021

The 7th Dhaka International Mobile Film Festival (DIMFF) announced the winners' name at its closing ceremony, held at Bashundhara City, Star Cineplex, on February 27

Update : 01 Mar 2021, 10:09 PM

"The Lost Pen" directed by Beraat Gokkus won the top prize "DIMFF Best Film Award."

"Agony" by Zarif Tashdeed from Bangladesh bagged the "ULAB Young Filmmaker Award," while the Competition category winner was director by Kang Shingyu's "On Off" from the Republic of Korea.

Chairman of Show Motion Limited, Mr Mahboob Rahman Ruhel gave his welcome speech and said, "It's not technology, nor a device, but it's your imagination. Don't make a film to make people simply watch it, make it so that they start believing it."

Then DIMFF 2021 Best Three Campus Ambassadors received their certificates. Niaz Ibne Gulzar Tanmoy from Dhaka College, Md Tofayel from Munshirhat Edrisia Habibia Islamia Alim Madrasah and Khandaker Iftekhar Ahmed from Notre Dame College were the best ambassadors.

The Country Representative of FNF Bangladesh, Najmul Hossain said, "I'm happy that lots of young children took part in the online e-learning course. Today I'm glad that a platform like DIMFF is organizing courses like these”.

The most awaited screening at the closing ceremony showcased 17 films out of the selected 36 films of DIMFF 2021.

The Chief Guest at the closing ceremony, eminent filmmaker Kawser Chowdhury said, "Technology is now like a pen and paper. Filmmakers should take full advantage of it and use mobile phones professionally."

The Head of Media Studies and Journalism Department, Professor Jude William Genilo honoured the juries of DIMFF2021 - Ratan Paul, Tanha Zafreen, Festival Director Rafi Ahmed and The Chief Guest Kawser Chowdhury - with crests.

Festival Director Rafi Ahmed thanked everyone for coming here and enjoying this closing ceremony.  

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