25 full-length films to feature at Bangladesh Film Festival in Kolkata
The fourth instalment of the Bangladesh Film Festival, which will take place at Kolkata, will begin on October 29. The five-day long festival will screen recently released Bangladeshi films.
This year, the honourable Minister for Information and Broadcasting, Dr Hasan Mahmud, MP will be present at the event as the chief guest. Renowned singer and honourable acting Minister of Tourism of West Bengal, Babul Supriyo will also be present at the programme as the special guest.
Under the initiative of the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting, People's Republic of Bangladesh, and managed by the Bangladesh Deputy High Commission, Kolkata; the programme will feature 25 full-length films, four documentary films and eight short films.
According to the organisers, this film festival has brought two sides of Bengal closer together. Last year, the Bangladesh Film Festival was organised at Nandan-1. There, 32 popular films from Bangladesh were screened at the festival.
This year, films including the likes of "Rehana Maryam Noor", "Hawa", "Paap Punyo", "Laal Moroger Jhuti", "Nonajoler Kabbo", "Poran", "Payer Tolay Mati Nai", "Beauty Circus", "Chandraboti Kotha", "Hridita", "Kalbela", "Chironjib Mujib", "Raat Jaga Phool", "Golui", "Gondi", and "Bishwoshundori", among others will be featured at the event.
The Bangladesh Film Festival has been held for four consecutive years. Even an epidemic could not hinder this festival. This year's event will take place at Nandan West Bengal Film Centre, Kolkata until November 2.