Sunday, 17 October, 2021

‘Qasida of Dhaka’ to be screened in Indonesia

‘Qasida of Dhaka’ to be screened in Indonesia

Bangladeshi documentary film ‘Qasida of Dhaka’, directed by Anarya Murshid, will be screened at Bahari Film Festival in Indonesia on September 18. Festival director Kemala Astika confirmed the news in an e-mail to the film director.

The 20-minute film was released on several OTT platforms, including YouTube, last year. The film won the Best Documentary Award at the Indus Valley International Film Festival in Delhi. Earlier, the film took part in various international festivals.

Jayanta Chattopadhyay narrates the Qasida of Dhaka. Rasel Abedin Taj is the cinematographer of the documentary, while Anoy Sohag is the editor. 

Talking about his directed film ‘Qasida of Dhaka’, Anarya Murshid said, “There are so many folk traditions in our country like the Qasida that we may not be able to salvage. But I can save and let the world know.”