December 9, 2009
A four-day film festival on the war of independence of different countries begins tomorrow at Maitree Auditorium and Mukti Bhaban at Purana Paltan and Bahadur Shah Park in Old Town of Dhaka.
Surya Dighal Bari-famed director Masihuddin Shaker is expected to inaugurate the festival titled âMuktijuddha Deshey Desheyâ (liberation war in different countries) at Maitree Auditorium.
The festival, to be organised by Ranesh Dasgupta Chalachitra Sangsad, will screen eight movies.
âCharukolay Muktijuddhaâ directed by Manzare Hassin Murad will be screened at 4:30pm and âAll Quiet in the Western Frontâ directed by Lewis Milestone at 5:15pm on the opening day.
On December 12, âCanalâ directed by Andre Wasda will be screened at 3:30pm and âNo Manâs Landâ directed by Danis Tanovic 5:30pm at the same venue.
The organisers will arrange screen âNine Months of Freedomâ, directed by S Sukhdev at 6:00pm on the day at Bahadur Shah Park on December 13.
The film âSei Rater Kotha Bolte Asechhiâ directed by Kaisar Chowdhury will be screened at 6:00pm and âBattle of Algiersâ directed by Gillo Pontecorvo at 7:00pm at Mukti Bhaban on December 14.
Baki Billah of Ranesh Dasgupta Chalachitra Sangshad said, âWe will show our tribute to all the liberation war fighters of the world and try to arrange more programmes presenting the significant and inspiring events of the world.â