Weeklong Liberation War film festival begins today

Culture Desk

15 December, 2019 12:00 AM printer

Weeklong Liberation War film festival begins today

A weeklong Liberation War film festival will begin at the National Public Library in the capital’s Shahbagh area today.

Liberation War Affairs Ministry organised the festival titled ‘evaly 71 on Celluloid’ to encourage the young generation to learn more about the Liberation War.

Evaly is the title sponsor of the festival while it is planned and managed by SS Communication with Bangladesh Film Archive and Bangladesh International Film Movement as associate partners.

Liberation War Affairs Minister AKM Mozammel Haque will inaugurate the festival. Eleven feature Liberation War films will be screened at the festival.

They are – Aguner Poroshmoni of Humayun Ahmed, Ora Egaro Jon of Chashi Nazrul Islam, Guerrilla of Nasir Uddin Yousuf Bacchu, Joyjatra of Toukir Ahmed, Arunodoyer Agnishakkhi of Suvash Dutta, Alor Michil of Narayan Ghosh Mita and Amar Jonmobhumi of Alamgir Kumkum. 

Besides, documentaries – Stop Genocide, Shei Raater Kotha Bolte Eshechhi, Deshe Agomon and Not A Penny Not A Gun – will also be screened. 

US-Bangla Airlines, airline partner of the festival, will offer free air tickets as raffle draw prize to encourage all to watch Liberation War movies. 

The festival will remain open to all.