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  • Visitors watch photographs at the exhibition in Drik. — New Age photo

  • A scene from Nana Ranger Dinguli, a translation of Chekhov’s Swan Song, staged on Saturday at the National Theatre Hall of Bangladesh Shilpakla Academy.

  • Stills from Iranian Oscar-winning filmmaker Asghar Farhadi’s film Dancing in the Dust, top, Beautiful City, which will be screened today at the at the main auditorium of Bangladesh National Museum as part of the 13th Dhaka International Film Festival.

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Photo show portrays ordinary life

Visitors watch photographs at the exhibition in Drik. — New Age photo
A four-day photography exhibition displaying the life of common people is going on at the Drik Gallery in Dhanmondi. The exhibition displays 60 untitled images captured by about 50 young and aspiring photographers. The images on display have been... Full story

Chekhov’s plays staged

A scene from Nana Ranger Dinguli, a translation of Chekhov’s Swan Song, staged on Saturday at the National Theatre Hall of Bangladesh Shilpakla Academy.
Charuniram staged two Chekhov’s plays and another production where the Russian master playwright appears as a character on Saturday at the National Theatre Hall of Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy. In a single show, the troupe stages Bangla versions of... Full story

Dhaka Cine Workshop begins

Over 35 film lovers including six oversees students are participating in the Dhaka Cine Workshop organised as part of the ongoing 13th edition of Dhaka International Film Festival. Three Nepalese, two Iranian and one Afghan... Full story

DIFF pays tribute to Asghar Farhadi

Stills from Iranian Oscar-winning filmmaker Asghar Farhadi’s film Dancing in the Dust, top, Beautiful City, which will be screened today at the at the main auditorium of Bangladesh National Museum as part of the 13th Dhaka International Film Festival.
The Iranian Oscar-winning filmmaker Asghar Farhadi’s four films will be screened at the Retrospective segment of the ongoing 13th Dhaka International Film Festival. Farhadi’s famous debutant film Dancing in the Dust (2003) and Beautiful City (2004) will be... Full story

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In the West people laugh at Bollywood films

Farrukh Dhondy
British author and scriptwriter Farrukh Dhondy says that the formula films churned out by the Hindi film industry ‘don’t work in the West’, reports Times of India. Dhondy has written screenplays for film and television, including ‘Split Wide Open’ (1999) and... Full story

AROUND THE TOWN

Exhibition To Live is to be Slowly Born By: Kashef Chowdhury Time: 12pm to 8pm Date: December 13 to January 13 Venue: Bengal Art Lounge... Full story


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