The Festival

International Children’s Film Festival Bangladesh is an annual week-long film festival held countrywide, which showcases full-length features, shorts, experimental films made for and by children from around the world. Started in 2008, the festival is one of the biggest film events in Bangladesh and also the only international film festival for children and young adults of the country.

This year’s festival will be held between January 30 and February 5, 2021.

7

Days

179

Films

37

Participating Countries

3

Venues

Festival Highlights

Venues

Shawkat Osman Hall

Central Public Library, Shahbag

Sufia Kamal Auditorium

National Museum, Shahbag

Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy

Shegunbagicha

Full-length Feature Films

Festival Brochure

Jury Board

International Competitive Film Section

Haider Rizvi

Sadia Khalid Reeti

Akram Khan

Young Bangladeshi Film Section

Piplu R Khan

Aung Rakhine

Bijon Imtiaz

Social Film Competition

Rayeed Morshed

Muneruzzaman Shajib

Touqir Shaik

Child Section Film Section

Adreeta Ibnat Khan

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Afrida Mehzabin

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Dewan Abdullah Fahad

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Mahib Mahatasim

.

Farhanoor Imtiaz Turjjo

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Guests

Dr. Hasan Mahmud, MP

Mr. K M Khalid, MP

Mr. Zunaid Ahmed Palak, MP

Shayan Chowdhury Arnob

Sunidhi Nayak

Nishat Majumdar

Amitabh Reza

Tahsin Rahman

Abu Shahed Emon

Colonel Shajjad Ali Zahir

Awards

1. Best Film: Crest, certificate & cash award of BDT 25,000

                    Tenor / Directed by: Rahi Abdullah

        2. 2nd Best Film: Crest, certificate & cash award of BDT 15,000

                    Trikonomiti / Directed by: Kabbo Kabir

        33rd Best Film: Crest, certificate & cash award of BDT 10,000

                  Thonga / Directed by: Hamidul Huda Stevan

               4Special Award: Crest and certificate & cash award of BDT 5,000 

Puppetry / Directed by: Md Labib Haque

              5Special Award: Crest and certificate & cash award of BDT 5,000

An Interview of a Marionette / Directed by: Sifat Rahman

Best Film: Crest & certificate

    Solo / Directed by: Zeynel Hebun Güler

 

Young Talent Award: Crest, certificate & cash award of BDT 10,000

Maati / Directed by: Riddha Anindya Ganguly

Young Talent Award Special Mention: Crest & certificate

Lottery / Directed by: KM Kanak

 

Best Film in Special Film Section: Crest, certificate & cash award of BDT 10,000

A New Normal Cinema/ Directed by: Najmus Saaqib

 

1. Best Feature Film: Crest & certificate

Jackie and Oopjen / Directed by: Annemarie van de Mond

2. Best Short Film: Crest & certificate

Under the Stork’s Nest / Directed by: Ani Oganesyan

3. Best Director: Crest & certificate

Under the Stork’s Nest / Directed by: Ani Oganesyan

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Amader Utshob

The “Amader Utshob” is a newslet update published on the last day of the festival.

Media Coverage

About the Organizers

Children’s Film Society Bangladesh (CFS) is a youth-led organization working for children on the issue of film. CFS visions to impact on the entire film industry of Bangladesh by inspiring the upcoming generation of filmmakers, and offering them bigger platform to exercise and exhibit their talent.

People Behind The Festival

 

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