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For the love of film

For the love of film

Fakhrul Arefin Khan is an independent filmmaker. He first released his documentary Al-Badar in 2007, which traces the course of war crimes committed by the local collaborators of the Pakistan army during the Liberation War. The documentary has been screened in different districts in 2009 and received a huge response for its boldness and credibility. It also won the maker an award in 2011. And for its credibility, the International Crimes Tribunal (ICT) used it as an authentic document for investigation. His latest documentary, “The Speech” sheds light on the historic speech of March 7. Ekattur TV recently aired the film, which involves a lot of research. “I tried to put an end to the debate, surrounding the announcement of our...

'Art: The right communication'... Urmi

'Art: The right communication'... Urmi

At the Dhaka Art Centre, Fahmida Urmi Hossain is holding her...

Nrityanchal to stage “Rai Krishna Padabali” today

Nrityanchal to stage “Rai Krishna Padabali” today

  Nrityanchal's popular dance-drama “Rai Krishna Padabali” will be staged today at...

'Personage of Egyptian Vision' opens at AFD

'Personage of Egyptian Vision' opens at AFD

“Personage of Egyptian Vision”, a painting exhibition by Egyptian artist Dr....

Three-day cartoon festival concludes in Sylhet

Three-day cartoon festival concludes in Sylhet

The three-day International Animation Cartoon fest, Sylhet ended in Sylhet Shilpakala Academy auditorium on Saturday. About 2,000 children, spread across 19 schools, joined the day-long events every day. The children also enjoyed games and frolicked with popular characters like Mickey Mouse, Mina, Raja, Mithu and Muppets. Seventy three animation cartoons from 18 countries were on...

Sahitya Adda dedicated to Chandan

Sahitya Adda dedicated to Chandan

A literary gathering of poets and writers was held at a city hotel recently. Banglanews24.com, an online news portal, organised the “Sahitya Adda” that was dedicated to journalist and rhymester Obaidul Gani Chandan who passed away recently. Chandan had been working as feature editor at the Daily Manabkantha, published from Dhaka.   Consultant editor of...

Survivor singer Jimi Jamison dies

Survivor singer Jimi Jamison dies

Jimi Jamison, the lead singer for US rock band Survivor, who sang the theme tune for hit TV series Baywatch, has died aged 63. Jamison, who joined the band in 1983, was described by the band as "our brother". The band said on their Facebook page: "The entire Survivor family is very shocked...

IT'S TRUE!

IT'S TRUE!

Shakira was banned from singing in the school choir, because her music teacher thought she was utterly talentless and sounded 'like a goat' whenever she sang. As a child Shakira would often dance and sing for her family, her classmates and her teachers but she got kicked out from the school choir because...

Bikkhon's 1590th literary session

Bikkhon, a study circle of literary organisation Mymensingh Sahitya Sangsad held its 1590th session at its premises on the banks of Brahmaputra River in the town recently. The session included poetry recitation and a discussion. Bikkhon has organised a regular weekly programme since 1983 -- a record in the literary arena in the region. Among the poets who participated in recitations were Swadhin Chowdhury, Sharat Selim, Shahid Amin Rumi, Gonesh Chandra Saha, Asad, M Bahadur, Saidul Arif Khokon, Ferdous Ara Dalia and...

Published Date: September 2, 2014
A GRAND CELEBRATION OF PERFORMING ARTS

A GRAND CELEBRATION OF PERFORMING ARTS

The Ganga Jamuna Theatre Festival has been held over the years to facilitate cultural exchange between India and Bangladesh, and to strengthen the bonds between the two countries. The eight-day festival opened on a exciting note yesterday at the Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy (BSA), featuring 14 theatre troupes including three from India, a Jatra...

Published Date: September 2, 2014
Lalon Sandha in Mymensingh

Lalon Sandha in Mymensingh

A performance of bauls on spiritual Lalon songs enthralled a large audience gathered at Mymensingh Shilpakala Academy auditorium recently. Subash Rozerio and Hamida Baulani from the Lalon Akhra in Kushtia performed at the programme titled “Lalon Sandha--Barir Pashe Arshi Nagar, Shethaye Ek Porshi Basat Kore”. Mymensingh Shilpakala Academy organised the programme. A performance of more than...

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What's On

  • Nazrul Death Anniversary Programme

    Organiser: Bangladesh Nazrul Sangeet Sangstha
    Venue: Music & Dance Centre auditorium, Shilpakala Academy
    Date: Sep 4, Time: 6:30pm

  • Photography Exhibition

    Life and works of Tajuddin Ahmed
    Venue: Gallery 21, Dhanmondi
    Date: July 19-September 8
    Time: 12pm-8pm

  • Solo Painting Exhibition

    Title: “Ode to Beauty” by Shama Shaiom
    Venue: Galerie Zoom, Alliance Française De Dhaka
    Date: Aug 22- Sep 4
    Time: 3-9pm

  • Ganga-Jamuna Theatre & Cultural Fest

    Venue: National Theatre Hall, Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy
    Date: Sep 1-8; Time: 6pm

  • Art Exhibition

    Reality Versus Imagination and Illusion
    Artist: Samiran Chowdhury
    Venue: Gallery Cosmos
    Date: August 30-Sep 11
    Time: 11am-7pm

  • Solo Art Exhibition

    Title: Threads of Testimony by Dilara Begum Jolly
    Venue: Bengal Art Lounge, 60, Gulshan Avenue, Circle-1
    Date: Aug 16- Sep 4
    Time: 12-8pm

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Published Date: September 2, 2014
Sadarang holds classical soiree at Shilpakala

Sadarang holds classical soiree at Shilpakala

Sadarang Uchchanga Sangeet Parishad Bangladesh organised a classical music soiree along with a discussion at Music and Dance Centre auditorium of Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy (BSA). The soiree, titled “Meghmallar-e Surobarnali”, was held on August 29 and featured classical vocal, instrumental performance with a dance production, “Banshi”. Eminent artist Qayyum Chowdhury attended as chief guest...

Published Date: September 2, 2014
The Hundred-Foot Journey: Great fare

The Hundred-Foot Journey: Great fare

Fiery Tandoori chicken versus some pallid, measly portioned French culinary fare. The loud, in-your-face eatery Maison Mumbai versus  sophisticated upscale Michelin restaurant Le Saule Pleureur, just across the road. Earthy, pugnacious Papa Kadam (Om Puri), Indian restaurateur versus the snooty, ruthless French restaurant proprietor Madame Mallory (Helen Mirren) who clearly is not a great believer in some healthy competition. That in sum is the plot of comedy film “The Hundred- Foot Journey”. At the heart of the film is Papa's son, Hassan who makes food that is to die for--a skill he picked up from his mother (Juhi Chawla), killed in an arson attack at their family restaurant in Mumbai...

Published Date: September 2, 2014
Salauddin Ahmed performs at IGCC

Salauddin Ahmed performs at IGCC

Indira Gandhi Cultural Centre (IGCC) organised an evening of Nazrul Sangeet by Salauddin Ahmed, an exponent of Nazrul songs on August 29, at its Gulshan premises. Salauddin Ahmed performed Nazrul songs such as “Mrityu Nai, Nai Dukkho”, “Shey Chole Gechhe Boley”, “Ami Jedin”, “Ami Chirotore Durey Chole Jabo”, “Bheshey Aashe Shudur Smritir Shurobhi” and...

Published Date: September 2, 2014
The Rickshaw at Bucchiem

The Rickshaw at Bucchiem

The Bangladeshi-German couple Aneela Haque and Michael Schuermann has taken the Rickshaw art of Dhaka and put on the European art map, when they donated a life-size rickshaw to the prestigious Buchhiem Museum in Munich, Germany. Michael, an engineer by profession, fell in love with the vibrant colours and motifs of the rickshaw...

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Published Date: September 2, 2014
Drama serial “Nari” on Maasranga

Drama serial “Nari” on Maasranga

Drama serial “Nari” will air tonight at 8pm on Maasranga television. Written and directed by Mostafa Monon, the drama's protagonist is a woman who overcomes many social obstacles. Sumaiya Shimu, Hasin Rowshan, Saberi Alam, Shatabdi Wadud, Lutfar Rahman George, Pori Moni and others don the main roles in the drama. “Nari” airs on...

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Published Date: September 2, 2014
Kate Bush sets new chart record

Kate Bush sets new chart record

Kate Bush has followed her stage comeback by becoming the first woman to have eight albums in the charts at the same time. Two of the singer's albums are in the top 10 of the new chart, and eight overall in the top 40. It comes after she returned for her first live concerts for 35 years last week. The only artistes ahead of Bush are Elvis Presley, who had 12 entries in the top 40 after his death in 1977, and the Beatles -- who had 11 in 2009. Bush's album “The Whole Story” is at number six - three places ahead of “Hounds of Love”. At number 20 is “50...

Published Date: September 2, 2014
IT'S TRUE!

IT'S TRUE!

  Acclaimed Indian film actor Rajpal Yadav started his career with television, in Doordarshan's television serial “Mungeri Ke Bhai Naurangilal” as the protagonist. He was picked up by director Ram Gopal Verma, first in a minor role in “Shool”, and later a bigger role in “Jungle”. Despite winning awards for Best Actor in a negative role for “Jungle” Rajpal preferred not to be typecast -- and excelled in a variety of roles. Despite a strong reputation in comedy roles, he has played serious, touching roles in films like “Main Madhuri Dixit Banna Chahti Hoon” and “Main, Meri Patni Aur Woh”.

Published Date: September 1, 2014
Remembering a luminary

Remembering a luminary

Eminent artist Qayyum Chowdhury and renowned musician Ahmed Imtiaz Bulbul were conferred “Shaheed Altaf Mahmud Padak-2014” for their outstanding contributions to art and music, at a programme in memory of Shaheed Altaf Mahmud. It was held at the auditorium of Liberation War Museum (LWM) in Dhaka on August 30. Cultural Affairs Minister Asaduzzaman...

Published Date: September 1, 2014
Shirshendu captivates fans in Chittagong

Shirshendu captivates fans in Chittagong

Through his spell with words, Shirshendu Mukhopadhyay, one of the most popular writers of Bangladesh and West Bengal , India, captivated his readers and fans who gathered at a bookshop in Chittagong city on Saturday evening, to listen to their favourite writer. Baatighar, a mega bookshop located at city's Jamal Khan Road, organised the...

Published Date: September 1, 2014
Hundreds of thousands enjoy boat race on Chitra

Hundreds of thousands enjoy boat race on Chitra

As many as two lakh people enthusiastically watched a traditional boat race on the River Chitra under Narail municipality, on Saturday.  Organised by Sultan Foundation supported by Bangladesh Rowing Federation and sponsored by Banglalink, some 25 boats participated in the race that began from the Narail Ferry Ghat and ended at Sultan Setu area,...

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Published Date: September 1, 2014
Super Chef in Rajshahi

Super Chef in Rajshahi

With 12 of the 24-participant list from Sylhet, Khulna and Barisal selected for the finals, it is Rajshahi's turn now. With nearly 150 having registered for this round, the land famous for its mangoes and lychees may  just land another achievement-- the country's first ever Super Chef. The judges for the Rajshahi round will...

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Published Date: September 1, 2014
Jethro Tull bassist Glenn Cornick dies

Jethro Tull bassist Glenn Cornick dies

Bassist Glenn Cornick, a founding member of British rock band Jethro Tull, has died aged 67. Cornick was the band's original bassist, playing from its inception in 1967 until he left three years later. He had been suffering congestive heart failure and died at his home in Hilo, Hawaii, on Friday. Jethro Tull frontman Ian Anderson paid tribute to his former band-mate. Writing on the Jethro Tull website, Anderson said Cornick's broad knowledge of music helped establish the arrangements of the band's early material. Cornick had a firm footing in the origins of Jethro Tull - as far back to the mid-1960s when the band was known as the John Evan Band....

Published Date: September 1, 2014
IT'S TRUE!

IT'S TRUE!

  At a very early stage in her career, Reese Witherspoon had an audition for a role in “Cape Fear”, where she was supposed to meet with Robert De Niro and Martin Scorsese. However, at the time, Witherspoon didn't really know who they were. On the plane, she was talking to the man next to her about her audition, and the man started to rave to her about De Niro and Scorsese. This made her so nervous that she completely blew the audition and the role eventually went to Juliette Lewis.

Published Date: August 31, 2014
The Rebel's reverberating ragas

The Rebel's reverberating ragas

Kazi Nazrul Islam enriched almost all genres of Bangla songs. His compositions are based on the foundation of Indian classical music. Chhayanaut, one of the leading cultural organisations of the country, observed the Bard's 38th death anniversary, paying a rich musical homage to Gaan-er Bulbul at its main auditorium on August 30. Artistes of...

Published Date: August 31, 2014
Nazrul death anniversary observed

Nazrul death anniversary observed

Amra Kajan Shilpi Goshthi, a cultural organisation of Bogra town, observed the 38th death anniversary of national poet Kazi Nazrul Islam at the Pouro High School of Bogra town recently. Some 30 artistes of the organisation participated in the programme titled “Chokh Gelo Pakhire” which was followed by a poetry recitation, dance and...

Published Date: August 31, 2014
Combination of calligraphy and portraiture

Combination of calligraphy and portraiture

At Ashraf Hussain's second solo exhibition that opened on the August 16 at the Shilpangan Gallery, poet Asad Chowdhury, former Ambassador Waliur Rahman and Hamiduzzaman Khan spoke as guests. The exhibition was dedicated to Rabindranath's death anniversary. Rabindranath lives in the mind on an introvert artist like Ashraf and this particular exhibition deals with the bard's relationship with Kadombori, his sister in law, Waliur said. There has been no large exhibition of the Kobiguru's portrait of such type before, he said. Ashraf likes to be left alone with his own thoughts, he said. “Tagore's poetry, fiction and dance-dramas reflected his inner sufferings. He also painted in his old age,” Waliur...

Published Date: August 31, 2014
Creating Future Leaders through a reality show

Creating Future Leaders through a reality show

The second edition of television reality show “The Future Leaders Programme” is currently running on Channel i. Future Leaders Limited, UK and Channel i are jointly organising the programme, which involves graduating students from different public and private universities of Bangladesh. The programme enrolls students, judging them on the basis of a few parameters...

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Published Date: August 31, 2014
Prince to release two new albums

Prince to release two new albums

Recording artiste Prince is to release two new albums at the end of September with record label Warner Bros, the label he fell out with 20 years ago. The row with the label over the control of his back catalogue led Prince to famously appear in public with the word “slave” scrawled on his cheek in 1995. He re-signed with Warners this April and will release one solo record and one with his band, 3rdEyeGirl. Warners said it had returned the master recordings of Prince's disputed albums, including “Dirty Mind”, “1999”, “Purple Rain” and “Sign 'O' the Times”. The label described the new solo record, titled “Art Official Age”, as “a contemporary...

Published Date: August 31, 2014
It's True!

It's True!

The concept for the film “E.T. – The Extra Terrestrial” was based on an imaginary friend Steven Spielberg created after his parents' divorce in 1960. It was shot from September to December 1981 in California. Unlike most motion pictures, it was shot in roughly chronological order, to facilitate convincing emotional performances from the young cast. The film was a blockbuster, surpassing “Star Wars” to become the highest-grossing film of all time—a record it held for ten years until “Jurassic Park”, another Spielberg-directed film, surpassed it in 1993. Nevertheless, it remains the highest-grossing film of the 1980s. Critics acclaimed it as a timeless story of friendship, and it is often...

Published Date: August 30, 2014
Celebrating Sultan

Celebrating Sultan

Despite all the heat and rainfall, the last day of three-day long Sultan Utsab-2014 saw gathering of thousands at the Sultan Moncho premises in Narail Govt Victoria college compound under Narail municipality yesterday. SM Sultan Shishu Charu-O-Karukola Foundation, Bengal Foundation and Sultan Foundation, sponsored by mobile operator company Banglalink jointly organised the program to...

Published Date: August 30, 2014
The colours and grace of Bangladesh

The colours and grace of Bangladesh

“True Colors - Rediscovering Bangladesh”, is a distinctive painting exhibition that was inaugurated on August 25 at Radisson Blu Water Garden Hotel, Dhaka (RBWGHD), held in collaboration with Dhaka Art Centre. The theme of the exhibition recreated the magic of the picturesque landscapes of Bangladesh on canvas as well as scenic watercolours. The exhibition...

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Published Date: August 30, 2014
Frankenstein's writer turns 217…

Frankenstein's writer turns 217…

How many of you have attempted to play god? More bluntly, create a monster that would eventually keep gnawing its creator: You. None perhaps, but a lady born 217 years ago on this day, actually dare did. By her sheer imagination, gothic elements, an unorthodox scientific experiment, and ingredients of horror and hate, she would...

Published Date: August 30, 2014
An evening of Rabindra Sangeet in Moulvibazar

An evening of Rabindra Sangeet in Moulvibazar

Arunodoy, a young cultural group in Moulvibazar organised a musical programme titled “Tomar Sathe Gaaner Khela” on Friday night, at the local Saifur Rahman Auditorium of Moulvibazar town. The event featured Tagore's songs and recitation of his poems. Popular Indian artiste Shreya Guhathakurta and UK expatriate artist Nurul Islam enchanted the audience with their...

Published Date: August 30, 2014
Who inspired the “Game of Thrones” creator?

Who inspired the “Game of Thrones” creator?

George RR Martin's greatest influence might surprise you – it's not Tolkien. He discussed his writing in an interview recorded by the BBC. “The first words of mine that were ever published were in Marvel Comics' Fantastic Four letters column,” says George RR Martin. The author of the fantasy series “A Song of Ice and Fire”, who has been called 'the American Tolkien', cites a surprising literary hero. While Martin acknowledges “The Lord of The Rings” as an important source of inspiration, he says that the American comic book author and publisher Stan Lee helped define his writing more than Tolkien. In a 2011 interview, the author explained how Lee revolutionised...

Published Date: August 30, 2014
Shah Rukh appointed Interpol ambassador

Shah Rukh appointed Interpol ambassador

He played the negative role on the screen with aplomb and one hopes he does the opposite with equal elan in real life. Superstar Shah Rukh Khan may have wowed you as the underworld don in his hit film “Don” but he is now the face of France-headquartered International Police's (Interpol) ambassador for...

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Published Date: August 30, 2014
Pitt and Jolie tie the knot

Pitt and Jolie tie the knot

Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie are now married, according to a spokesman for the Hollywood couple. Pitt, 50, and Jolie, 39, tied the knot in France on Saturday, ending years of speculation over when and where they would finally walk down the aisle. The actors were wed in a small chapel in Chateau Miraval in a private, nondenominational, civil ceremony attended by family and friends. Jolie walked along the aisle with her eldest sons Maddox and Pax, 13 and 10 respectively, while her daughters Zahara, nine, and Vivienne, six, threw petals. Eight-year-old Shiloh and six-year-old Knox served as ring bearers, according to the couple's spokesman. The couple obtained a marriage license...

Published Date: August 30, 2014
IT'S TRUE!

IT'S TRUE!

The German power metal band Blind Guardian released “Nightfall in Middle-Earth”, a concept album based upon JRR Tolkien's fantasy novel “The Silmarillion”. The album contains not only songs but also spoken passages narrating parts of the story. Austrian black metal band Summoning have also released numerous concept albums based on this and other works by Tolkien. In their song “Beleriand”, the Australian indie band The Middle East incorporate many elements from “The Silmarillion”. English progressive rock band Marillion were formed in 1979 as Silmarillion but shortened their name in 1981 to avoid any copyright conflict. Guitarist Jan Akkerman has also recorded a track called “The Silmarillion” on his 1977...

Published Date: August 29, 2014
A riveting display of visual poetry

A riveting display of visual poetry

Promising Bangladeshi dance artiste Amit Chowdhury performed a vibrant Bharatnatyam piece while we entered into the Chhayanaut auditorium on Wednesday evening. Celebrated dance troupe Shadhona presented the 34th episode of their regular event “Nupur Beje Jaye”, at Chhayanaut. Amit, in his second performance, offered an evocative display of his visual poetry. He superbly...

Published Date: August 29, 2014
The transformation of Aamir Khan

The transformation of Aamir Khan

Tears welled up in Bollywood superstar Aamir Khan's eyes as he explained how the making of his popular TV talk show “Satyamev Jayate” (“Let Truth Prevail”), which focuses on social issues, has “transformed” him as a man. The actor said the show, which was first telecast in mid-2012, has transformed his public image. “People don't...

Published Date: August 29, 2014
Nazrul Institute's homage to the Bard

Nazrul Institute's homage to the Bard

Nazrul Institute organised a programme marking the Rebel Poet's 38th death anniversary. The event, featuring conferment of “Nazrul Puroshkar '13”, discussion, recitation of the bard's poems and musical performances by noted and upcoming artistes, was held at the main auditorium of Bangladesh National Museum on August 27.  Cultural Affairs Minister Asaduzzaman Noor attended the...

Published Date: August 29, 2014
In conversation with the Spelling Bee anchors

In conversation with the Spelling Bee anchors

Rumana Malik Munmun, popular TV personality, has been with the Spelling Bee team from the beginning of the show and Zunaed Rabbani joined the team from the second season. A very lively conversation with them to get more insight on The Daily Star Spelling Bee, powered by Horlicks: Munmun, you are a famous host...

Published Date: August 29, 2014
I prefer being the proverbial turtle, not the rabbit -- Nawshaba

I prefer being the proverbial turtle, not the rabbit -- Nawshaba

Nawshaba, a popular TV actress, recently starred in the acclaimed movie “Udhao”. She is now busy shooting for other films, while making appearances on stage as well. The Daily Star spoke to the talented actress on a host of subjects: What do you consider the turning point in your career? Nawshaba: The hugely popular drama serial “Lalita” on Ekushey TV, where I played a sex worker. Tell us about your work in “Udhao”? Nawshaba: After seeing my performance in “Lalita”, the director cast me in the movie. It was not a stock character; my role was of a character who smoked cigarettes and constantly rebuked others. Do you have any new film assignments on...

Published Date: August 29, 2014
'Breaking Bad' sendoff outshines 'True Detective' at Emmys

'Breaking Bad' sendoff outshines 'True Detective' at Emmys

It was not an evening for newcomers. After months of excessive buzz for young series such as HBO's “True Detective” and Netflix's “Orange Is the New Black”, both went largely ignored during the 2014 Emmys. The night belonged to outgoing incumbent “Breaking Bad”. The late AMC series took all but one key category in...

Published Date: August 29, 2014
Anjan Dutt's Bangladeshi screen venture

Anjan Dutt's Bangladeshi screen venture

Although Anjan Dutt is known best for his simple, soulful music, he has also tried his hand at acting and filmmaking. The veteran artiste is currently in Bangladesh, location scouting for his newest directorial project, set to be in Bangladesh. Nirab and Mim will form the central cast of “Mon Baksho”, for which noted journalist Tushar Abdullah has written the screenplay. Nirab confirmed yesterday that he has signed for the film. He also informed that the film will be shot in Dhaka and Sylhet from mid-November to end of December. “Mon Baksho” is a beautiful story, Nirab said, but did not reveal any other information other than the names of...

Published Date: August 29, 2014
Bonna Mirza at Amader Rannaghor

Bonna Mirza at Amader Rannaghor

Actress Bonna Mirza will be present in an episode of popular cooking show “Amader Rannaghor” which airs today on Banglavision at 11:05am. Bonna, an ardent lover of cooking, will share her special recipe with the audience. Aruna Biswas has hosted the programme, directed by Tariqul Islam Sajol.

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Published Date: August 29, 2014
Venice Film Festival opens with - Birdman

Venice Film Festival opens with - Birdman

The Venice Film Festival has kicked off in Italy with “Birdman”, a comedy drama about an actor trying to escape the shadow of a famous superhero role. Former Batman actor Michael Keaton joined the rest of the film's stars on the Lido at the world premiere that launched this year's 12-day event. “Birdman” is one of 20 titles up for the Golden Lion, the festival's main award. French composer Alexandre Desplat heads this year's jury, which also includes the British actor Tim Roth. Oscar-winning costume designer Sandy Powell and Palestinian film-maker Elia Suleiman are also members of the nine-strong panel. Other films they will assess include Al Pacino's latest outing “Manglehorn”, Abel...

Published Date: August 29, 2014
IT'S TRUE!

IT'S TRUE!

In 1977, American director George Lucas had released Star Wars, a wildly successful science fiction film influenced by Akira Kurosawa's “The Hidden Fortress”, among other works. Lucas, who considered him a role model, was shocked to discover that the Japanese filmmaker was unable to secure financing for any new work. Lucas leveraged his...

Published Date: August 28, 2014
MAKING UNIQUE CONNECTIONS

MAKING UNIQUE CONNECTIONS

With the help of installations and pictures assimilated to depict the lives of the underprivileged, visiting South American artist Matijn Crowe recreated the lives of the common people of Dhaka. The installation work also included work of local artists with whom he had collaborated. Three months of work culminated in the exhibition from...

Published Date: August 28, 2014
SM Sultan Utshab in Narail

SM Sultan Utshab in Narail

SM Sultan Uthsab-2014, a three-day festival on the legendary artist, began yesterday in Narail. SM Sultan Shishu Charu O Karukola Foundation, in association with Banglalink has arranged the festival. The festival includes songs, dances, drama and discussion. Telecom operator Banglalink has been supporting the festival for the seventh consecutive year. MP Sheikh Hafizur Rahman, was...