Bangladesh’s Liberation War movie screened in Nigeria

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13th December, 2018 02:02:35 printer

Bangladesh’s Liberation War movie screened in Nigeria

Rina Brown, a Bangladeshi movie, drawn from a story against the backdrop of the great War of Liberation of Bangladesh in 1971, was screened in the Asian Film Festival in Nigeria capital Abuja on Tuesday.


The Bangladeshi movie Rina Brown earned the appreciation of the audience.


Written and directed by Shameem Akhtar, a noted filmmaker in Bangladesh, the Impress Telefilm's movie Rina Brown moves on the budding relationship between two youngsters.


Barun Chanda, Mahfuz Rizvi and Proma Paboni portrayed the lead roles while other important casts, among others, are Shampa Reza, Farhana Mithu, Ataur Rahman, Saberi Alam, Manash Chowdhury and Prabal Chowdhury.


The movie was made with government grant.


Ambassadors and High Commissioners, their spouses, members of the diplomatic crops, representatives from the Nigerian government, members of the civil society and cultural organisations, movie-lovers and expatriate community members were present.


Bangladesh High Commission in Abuja, Nigeria, participated in the Asian Film Festival for the first time which will continue until December 14.


Ten countries, including Bangladesh, are participating in the festival, formally inaugurated on December 10, at the Korean Cultural Centre, Abuja.


It marks the second yearly gala (2nd Asian Film Festival), said the Bangladesh High Commission.


While thanking the government of Bangladesh as well as the organisers for their generous support, Bangladesh High Commissioner to Nigeria M Shameem Ahsan felt that this gala will help create greater understanding among the participating countries.