The thirteenth release of the International Children’s Film Festival Bangladesh started on Friday at Shawkat Osman Auditorium of the Public Library with the motto ‘Future in Frames’.
On the opening day, Sudipta Saha-coordinated ‘Khoka Jokhon Chhoto Chhilen’ was screened denoting the 100th birth commemoration of Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheik Mujibur Rahman.
German producer Katja Benrath’s ‘Rocca Changes the World’ was likewise screened.
Previous fund serve Abul Maal Abdul Muhith joined the debut function as the central visitor, while State Minister for ICT Zunaid Ahmed Palak was available as the unique visitor.
Leader of Children’s Film Society Bangladesh Dr Muhammad Zafar Iqbal, General Secretary Munira Morshed Munni, movie producer and originator of the celebration and Children’s Film Society Bangladesh (CFSB) Morshedul Islam and celebration Director Fariha Jahin Biva were likewise present at the function. Celebration warning advisory group Chairman and craftsmanship maestro Mustafa Monwar directed the program.
The weeklong celebration, which is being composed by CFSB, is planned to highlight 173 movies from 39 taking an interest nations including Bangladesh, India, Mexico, Spain, France, Germany, Canada, Qatar, Korea, Armenia and others.
The movies will be screened under various segments – ‘Bangladeshi Children Filmmakers’ Section’, ‘Exceptional Film Competition’, ‘Worldwide Competitive Film Section’, ‘Youthful Bangladeshi Film Section’ and ‘Bangabandhu Through My Lens’ – another segment which was presented watching the birth century of Bangabandhu.
Noticeable movie producers Syed Salahuddin Zaki, Shameem Akhter and Shabnam Ferdousi are the jury board individuals at the International Competitive Film Section, while youthful movie producers Nurul Alam Atiq, Nur Imran Mithu and Abu Shahed Emon are in the jury leading group of the Young Bangladeshi Film Section.
The Jury board for Bangladeshi Children Filmmakers Section comprises of five individuals who are beneath 18.
Alongside screening chosen films, the celebration will likewise highlight workshops and intelligent sessions with Nehal Quraishi (cinematography), Piplu R Khan (bearing), Nahid Masud (sound in movies) and Amitabh Reza Chowdhury (narrating).
The movies will be screened at 11am, 2pm, 4pm and 6pm at five unique settings – Public Library, Bangladesh National Museum, Alliance Française de Dhaka, Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy and Goethe-Institut Bangladesh.
They are free for all.
CFSB has been sorting out the celebration – one of the greatest film celebrations in Bangladesh and furthermore the main universal film celebration committed to youngsters – since 2008.
The celebration will close on January 31 with an honor giving function.