Japanese Film Festival ends

Metro Desk

7 March, 2021 12:00 AM printer

Japanese Film Festival ends

Japanese Ambassador to Bangladesh ITO Naoki, left, speaks at 'Japanese Film Festival 2021' while participants of the event were present at Bangladesh National Museum in the capital recently. —SUN photo

The two-day “Japanese Film Festival 2021” ended at the main auditorium of Bangladesh National Museum in the capital on Saturday

Embassy of Japan in Bangladesh and the Japan Foundation, in cooperation with Bangladesh National Museum organised the festival, said a press release.

Featuring contemporary Japanese films, the event showcased various aspects of culture, history and life of Japan.

In the festival, participants enjoyed award winning films, such as “Oshin” directed by TOGASHI Shin, “Tagore Songs” by young director SASAKI Mika, “Finding Calico” by FUKAGAWA Yoshihiro, “Mentai-Piriri” by EGUCHI Kan and finally “The Takatsu River” directed by NISHIKORI Yoshinari.

In his opening speech, Japanese Ambassador ITO Naoki said, “I hope this film festival will provide opportunities for greater cultural exchanges and cooperation between Japan and Bangladesh”.