The hype with Sultan Suleiman

Recently, a meme has gone viral on the internet. The meme reads “Game of Thrones for sons, Sultan Suleiman for ammus." Apparently, this meme resonates with the true picture of reality as Su ...

Most-anticipated films at Cannes 2016

As we all know by now, that the glorious cinephile wonderland is in full-swing, and that’s incited us to ponder what appreciable works are on offer in this year’s Cannes line-up, made by t ...

Kingdom of Clay Subjects at the Seattle Film Festival

Kingdom of Clay Subjects, a drama set in rural Bangladesh, will be screening later this month at the Seattle International Film Festival (SIFF) as a world premiere. The 42th edition of the festival sh ...

Things you didn’t know about Satyajit Ray

This year, May 2 marked Satyajit Ray’s 95th birth anniversary whose niche in the hall of fame of international cinema is firmly secure. Ray now shares the dizzying heights where only a handful o ...

Winners of New Films, New Filmmakers announced

The concluding ceremony of the year-long competitive film festival, featuring only local films, titled New Films, New Filmmakers, was held at the National Art Gallery Auditorium of BSA, last Saturday. ...

Five Bangladeshis selected for Film Festival Locarno’s Open Doors

On April 28, the Film Festival Locarno’s Open Doors has unveiled its selection of projects from South Asia which will make the trek to Switzerland in order to present in front of potential Europ ...

Sayeed Ahmad recalled with the premier of Shesh Nawab

Noted playwright and art critic, Sayeed Ahmad was recalled by eminent personalities and theatre buffs on Monday, with the premier of his play Shesh Nawab at the National Threatre Hall of Bangladesh Sh ...

‘Oggyatonama’ to premier in Cannes’ Marché du Film

Oggyatonama, a directorial venture of Tauqir Ahmed, is going to premiere at Marche du Film, the business counterpart of the Cannes Film Festival and one of the largest film markets in the world. Pr ...

Scarlett Jo’s new role incites backlash

The first-look of the manga sci-fi thriller Ghost in the Shell, featuring Scarlett Johansson as the Japanese character Major Motoko Kusanagi, was recently released. As a result, another Hollywood &ldq ...

No hilsa this Pohela Boishakh

For the past decade, hilsa, the national fish of Bangladesh, has become an integral part of Pohela Boishakh celebrations. People from the urban regions, in particular, are accustomed to consuming a ...

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