Monday, 23 May, 2022

‘World Film Manifesto Programme’ begins at DU today

The 132nd World Film Manifestation Programme (WFMP) begins today at the Munier Chowdhury Auditorium of TSC on Dhaka University campus.

The event, organised by Dhaka University Chalachitra Sangsad, will end on Monday, reports UNB.

The purpose of this event is to introduce film lovers to the most admired films of all the famous filmmakers of the world.

So far, 131 editions of WFMP have been organised since 2000. The upcoming 132nd iteration will feature the films of two-time ‘Palme d'Or’ award-winning Serbian filmmaker Emir Kusturica.

Four of Kusturica's films have been lined up for the event - screening two on each day. It starts Sunday at 3:30 pm with 'Black Cat, White Cat', followed by 'Underground' at 6pm.

Monday's line up consists of 'Arizona Dream,' a Surrealist comedy starring Hollywood star Johnny Depp, at the 3.30pm slot, followed at 6pm again by 'Time of the Gypsies,' for which Kusturica won Best Director at the Cannes Film Festival.  

Anyone can enjoy these films at free of cost as it is open for all.