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Curtain to fall on 13th Int'l Inter-University Short Film Fest

In 2007, International Inter-University Short Film Festival (IIUSFF) started its journey

Update : 29 Sep 2021, 05:42 PM

The closing and award-giving ceremony of the 13th International Inter-University Short Film Festival (IIUSFF) will be held at Star Cineplex, Bashundhara City Shopping Mall tomorrow, on September 30, at 4.30pm. 

Dhaka University Film Society (DUFS), in association with the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR), is hosting the 13th IIUSFF. 

Zunaid Ahmed Palak, State Minister for Information and Communication Technology, Professor Dr ASM Maksud Kamal, Pro-Vice-Chancellor (academic), Dhaka University (DU), and on behalf of the UNHCR Representative in Bangladesh, Senior Protection Officer, Shubhash Wostey will grace the ceremony.

This year's officially selected short films were screened at the National Music and Dance Auditorium of Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy from September 25 to September 27. 

The officially selected short films will go on to compete for the festival's top awards and honourable mentions tomorrow.

"I am thankful to all the wonderful filmmakers from 95 countries around the world, who have enthusiastically participated in this edition of IIUSFF. Despite another pandemic-ravaged year, we have received a submission of 1310 short films from 95 countries," said Nahid Bhuiyan, the DUFS international affairs secretary.

In 2007, International Inter-University Short Film Festival started its journey with the goal to provide a platform for the young and talented student filmmakers in Bangladesh and overseas to showcase their talent.



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