National award winning actress Zakia Bari Mamo starrer film Alta Banu will be screened at Pyongyang Film Festival in North Korea on September 23.
Pyongyang Film Festival, the prestigious film festival of Asia will begin from September 19 and continue till September 27.Commenting about the screening of the film, director of the film Arun Chowdhury said, “Before this festival Alta Banu participated in Toranto film festival and Bangladesh film festival in Kolkata.
I am very happy, because Alta Banu is my first film. I hope Alta Banu will be acclaimed in Pyongyang film festival.”
On the other hand Mamo said, “The story of the film Alta Banu is heart touching. I am getting huge response from the audience for this movie. I am very much optimistic about this film.”
The film, Alta Banu is based on a story by Channel i Managing Director Faridur Reza Sagar.
Scripted by Brindaban Das, the film stars Zakia Bari Mamo, Anisur Rahman Milon, Farzana Rikta, Raisul Islam Asad, Dilara Zaman, Shamima Naznin, Mamunur Rashid and others.
The film Alta Banu with the stories of two sisters Alta and Banu. The story of the film revolves around an elder sister going on a search to find her younger sister. The social insecurity of women and various social taboo and superstitions are also a big part of the film.