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Saturday, March 27, 2010
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Film festival featuring Liberation War in Kolkata

Stills from “Shyamol Chhaya” and “Joi Jatra” .

A four-day festival featuring films made on our Liberation War starts at Gorky Sadan, Kolkata from March 29. To mark the 39th Independence Day, Rainbow Film Society, Dhaka will organise the festival in association with Eisenstein Film Society, Kolkata. Prominent Indian filmmaker Mrinal Sen is expected to inaugurate the festival.

Seven films will be screened throughout the festival. The films are-- Humayun Ahmed's "Aguner Paroshmoni" and "Shyamol Chhaya"; Chashi Nazrul Islam's "Megher Porey Megh" and "Dhrubotara"; Tauquir Ahmed's "Joi Jatra", Shahidul Islam Khokon's "Lal Sabuj" and Morshedul Islam's "Khelaghar".

All the films are Impress Telefilm Limited productions. Channel i and Ananda Alo are the media partners of the festival, while GMG Airlines is the airline partner.

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