The third screening of the 10th International Inter-University Short Film Festival (IIUSFF)- 2018 at Dhaka University kicked off on Sunday, reports UNB.
Dhaka University Film Society (DUFS) organized the festival with the slogan “Take Your Camera, Frame Your Dream” Society in association with United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR).During the three-day event, a total of 100 short films will be screened from 11am to 9pm. On the second day, special screening of the short films on Refugees, a new category introduced in the festival this year for the first time held.
Speaking about the new category, DUFS President Mir Rezwan Mahmud said, DUFS has included the section titled “Short Film on Refugee” to speak about the forced displaced people through films with the intiative of UNHCR.
In the closing ceremony of the event will be held today, winning short films will be awarded.
State Minister of Information Tarana Halim is expected to address the closing ceremony as the Chief Guest.
The screenings are free for all.
The inaugural session of 10th IIUSFF was held at the Goethe Institute Bangladesh on 19th August, 2018 and the second screening session was held at the Alliance Française de Dhaka on 29 to 30th August last.A special screening session of this festival is also scheduled on 18th September 2018 at Star Cineplex of Bashundhara City in Dhaka.
In 2007, IIUSFF started its journey with the goal to provide a platform for the young and talented student filmmakers in Bangladesh and abroad to showcase their talent.