A five-day showcase of Iranian cinema will be held in the city on February 8-12.
Iran Cultural Centre, Dhaka and Bangladesh National Museum will jointly organize the showcase at the Begum Sufia Kamal Auditorium of the museum.
An inaugural session will held at the main auditorium of the National Museum at 3.30 pm on the opening day.
Information Minister Hasan Mahmud is scheduled to be present as chief guest.
Mohammad Reza Nafar, Ambassador of the Islamic Republic of Iran in Bangladesh and Touqir Ahmed, eminent actor and film director, will be present as special guests.
Rashidul Islam, Executive Editor of online portal Amadershomoy.com, will present the keynote paper while Md. Reaz Ahmed, Director General of Bangladesh National Museum will preside over the program.
The inauguration will be followed by the screening of the first film in the showcase, ‘M for Mother’, directed by Rasoul Mollagholipour.