OIC Youth Film Competition to create world-class filmmakers: Hasan

29 June, 2021 12:00 AM printer

OIC Youth Film Competition to create world-class filmmakers: Hasan

Information and Broadcasting Minister Dr Hasan Mahmud speaks at the concluding ceremony of Dhaka OIC Youth Capital Film Awards 2020-2021. —PID photo

Information and Broadcasting Minister Dr Hasan Mahmud on Sunday expressed the hope that the OIC (Organization of Islamic Cooperation) Youth Film Competition will create world class filmmakers, reports BSS.

“The competition is a unique platform for the young filmmakers and I hope that it will create world famous filmmakers,” he said addressing the concluding ceremony of Dhaka OIC Youth Capital Film Awards 2020-2021 at an auditorium of Tathya Bhaban on Circuit House Road in the capital on the afternoon.

State Minister for Information and Broadcasting Dr Murad Hasan, eminent singer Rezwana Choudhury Bannya and additional secretary of the Information and Broadcasting Ministry (admin and films) Khadiza Begom, were present.

 Besides, State Minister for Youths and Sports Md Zahid Ahsan Russel, Islamic Cooperation Youth Forum President Taha Ayhan, Senior Secretary of Foreign Ministry Masud Bin Momen and Senior Secretary of Youths and Sports Ministry Md Akthar Hossain joined the function virtually.

‘The Wasted Effort’ of Turkey, ‘Story of a Black River’ of Bangladesh and ‘France 1911’ of Tunisia have won awards in different categories at the festival.


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