The Festival

International Children’s Film Festival Bangladesh is an annual 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, from September 7-9, the festival screened over 101 films created by renowned and aspiring directors from all over the world in 2 different venues in Bangladesh.

Participating Countries

Screening Schedule

Festival Updates


Alliance Française de Dhaka

Plot No 26, Road 3 Mirpur Rd, Dhaka 1205

Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy (Chitrashala)

14, 3 Segun Bagicha Road, Dhaka 1000

Selected full length feature films

Jury boards

International Competitive Film Section


Giasuddin Selim


Raka Noshin Nower


Shameem Akhter

Young Bangladeshi & Special Film Section


Touqir Shaik

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S M Aminul Islam

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Moneruzzaman Shajib

Child Section Film Section

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Sayeda Ava

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Kazi Ayat

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Auritro Mridha


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Dr. Hasan Mahmud

Minister of Information and Broadcasting

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Muhammad Zafar Iqbal

President, CFS


Morshedul Islam

Founder, CFS

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Md. Humayun Kabir Khandaker

Secretary of Information and Broadcasting

Liaquat Ali Lucky

Liaquat Ali Lucky

Director General of Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy


Best Film: Lullaby / Amitrakshar Biswas

2nd Best Film: OrderMohammad Niaz Hasan

3rd Best Film: Euphoric Paranoia / Irtija Alam Joyeeta & Aminul Islam Niloy

Best Film: Prothasiddho /  Mustak Muzahid

2nd Best Film: Aguan – Sun Behind the Horizon / Novera Hasan Nikkon

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.

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