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
Film screening ‘Meenalaap’ (Fish Monologue) held