17th Dhaka Int’l Film Fest to begin January 10

Publish: 12:46 PM, September 23, 2018 | Update: 12:46:PM, September 23, 2018

DHAKA  – The 17th Dhaka International Film Festival (DIFF)-2019 will begin on January 10 next with the theme ‘Better Film, Better Audience and Better Society’ amid much enthusiasm and festivity.

The Rainbow Film Society will organize the festival where more than 200 international films including Bangladeshi films will be screened under the categories of Asian Competition, Retrospective, Bangladesh Panorama, Cinema of the World, Children’s Films, Spiritual Films, Women Filmmakers, and Short and Independent Films.

“As part of the festival, many filmmakers, actors and personalities from more than 60 countries will attend the ‘Fifth Dhaka International Conference on Women in Cinema 2019’ at the Gallery of the Alliance Francaise de Dhaka (AFD) on January 11-12,” Ahmed Mostafa Kamal told BSS on behalf of Rainbow Film Parliament today.

The organization has been arranging the festival to promote a healthy cine culture in Bangladesh since 1977.

The festival will continue till January 18.