Day 4: Learning to Appreciate Films

05 March, on the very fourth day of this week-long Children’s Film Festival, Giasuddin Selim, a Bangladeshi film director, held a workshop at Sufia Kamal Auditorium of National Museum. He is best known for directing Monpura and Swapnajaal. He spoke to the young filmmakers about the script of filming. He instructed the young attending filmmakers to have their own signature an eccentric style in making a film.

He also spoke about short filming and acting. During the whole workshop, he kept asking different questions from different aspects and the delegates kept answering with enthusiasm.

Pure Joy!

Today the festival compound was lightened up with school kids. At 11:00 am children from Mirpur Girls Ideal Laboratory School came with their teachers in Shawkat Osman Hall, Central Public Library, Shahbag. Their infectious laughter filled the premise with joy and all of them enjoyed every moment of the screening with their classmates.











Rain, rain go away!

Today the whole Public Library was shaken to the bones as lightning and rain hit the city. Everybody ran toward the shed as the rain got heavier. A momentary rush swept the whole premise. The volunteer was rushed to save all the posters form getting wet in the rain. In the end, everything went back to normal as rain decided not to spoil the whole day of the festival.



A volunteer pulls out her tooth!

Did you lose your tooth while working for the largest children’s film festival of Bangladesh? We are sure that you didn’t. Well, Rupoma did. And boy! She has a story to tell!

Today’s Screening

Today almost 25 films were screened on Shawkat Osman Hall, Central Public Library and 40 more on three different venues. Another attraction of the festival was the Child Filmmakers section. Today 16 films of Child Filmmakers section was screened.  And the rest of the films will be screened at different venues on different days throughout the whole festival.


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