The screening a 28 minutes-length short film Meenalaap (Fish Monologue),
The event turned lively with a moderation of the Q&A discussion session presided over by Zahidur Rahim Anjan, President of Short Film Forum,
This screening was the sixth edition of the ‘Through Her Eyes’ film screening and Q&A discussion series, organized jointly by the Goethe-Institut Bangladesh, in cooperation with, the International Film Initiative of Bangladesh (IFIB).
Dr. Kirsten Hackenbroch, Director, Goethe-Institut Bangladesh, in her welcoming note said
Samia Zaman, President of the International Film Initiative of Bangladesh (IFIB), in her speech mentioned
Film synopsis: (Meenalap):
This film is about
Meenalap (Soliloquy of the fishes) revolves around a Bengali couple migrated from a remote village of West Bengal to Pune city, working in a garments factory and struggling to meet the ends while expecting a child.
The film delves
Cultural activist Suborna Senjutee Tushee starting her profession as
About the initiative: “Through Her Eyes”:
Women have been making films from the beginning of film production history. In Bangladesh, we currently see a number of women filmmakers actively creating and working in all genres of filmmaking. However, it remains a challenge for a woman to be a director and continue to create a body of work. Worldwide, relatively few women can carve out that opportunity for themselves.
Through Her Eyes’ gives film enthusiasts, film students, academics, film professionals, funding agencies, broadcasters, rights groups