Thursday, 9 December, 2021

Kamar Ahmed Simon’s ‘Day After’ nominated for IDFA

Kamar Ahmed Simon’s ‘Day After’ nominated for IDFA

Acclaimed Bangladeshi filmmaker Kamar Ahmed Simon’s documentary ‘Day After...' (Anyadin…) has been nominated for International Documentary Film Festival Amsterdam (IDFA) 2021, one of the best film festivals in the world.

IDFA 2021 authorities officially announced this on Monday and also enlisted the film among the 14 flicks in the ‘International Competition’ section of the festival’s site, reports UNB.

This year’s festival is scheduled to take place from November 17 to 28, and the Bangladesh-France-Norway joint venture film is scheduled to have its world premiere at Tuschinski Theatre-1 in Amsterdam on November 21.

In addition to directing, Simon wrote the screenplay for this 121-minute documentary. He is also the film’s cinematographer.

Produced by Sara Afreen for Studio Beginning (Bangladesh), the film is co-produced by Dominique Welinski for DW and Ingrid Lill Høgtun for Barentsfilm As (Norway).

This is the second film in Simon's water trilogy. The maiden film of this exclusive trilogy was ‘Shunte Ki Pao!’ (‘Are You Listening!’) (2012).