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

Entertainment Desk Published: 11 December 2018, 06:25 PM
17th Dhaka Int’l Film Fest to begin January 10

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

The Rainbow Film Society will organise 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, Short and Independent Films, BSS reported.

“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,” a Rainbow Film Parliament official told BSS.

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

The festival will continue till January 18.