125th World Film Manifestation Program held

Culture Desk

11 January, 2019 12:00 AM printer

125th World Film Manifestation Program held

The 125th edition of World Film Manifestation Program (WFMP) organised by Dhaka University Film Society (DUFS) was held from January 6 to 8.

DUFS organized the programme in cooperation with Goethe-Institut Bangladesh, Alliance Française de Dhaka and Bangladesh Film Archive. This edition of WFMP featured 6 fantasy films from 4 different countries. Renowned film activist Moinuddin Khaled facilitated a discussion session on The Exterminating Angel (1962) on the second day of the event.

On the first day of the programme, the screening of two films namely Nosferatu (1922) and Wings of Desire (1987), respectively directed by F.W. Murnau and Wim Wenders, was held at Goethe-Institut Bangladesh on January 6.

The films ‘The Exterminating Angel’ (1962) and ‘The City of Lost Children’ (1995) were screened at Alliance Française de Dhaka on the second day of the fest on January 7.

On the last day of the event, two films namely ‘Behula’ (1966) by Zahir Raihan and ‘Arun Barun Kironmala’ (1968) by Khan Ataur Rahman were screened at TSC Auditorium of Dhaka University.