The film festival will kick off on February 8 and run till February 10 and 'Sincerely Yours, Dhaka' will be screened in the competition segment
After its recent success at India’s Jaipur International Film Festival, “Sincerely Yours, Dhaka (Iti, Tomari Dhaka)” has been selected in the competition section of the Independent Film Festival of Chennai 2019 (IFFC). The news was confirmed by a recent press statement of the film’s Creative Producer, Abu Shahed Emon, who is also film consultant of Impress Telefilm Ltd, the project’s production company.
The film festival will kick off on February 8 and run till February 10. It will screen 30 films from across the globe and “Sincerely Yours, Dhaka” will be screened in the competition segment.
The film, written by Rahat Rahman, will also participate in the ninth edition of India’s Kolhapur International Film Festival organized by the Kalamaharshi Baburao Painter Film Society.
The project has recently also participated in several film festivals in Indonesia and India.
Previously, “Sincerely Yours, Dhaka,” the first film anthology of Bangladesh, was premiered at the 23rd Busan Film Festival (BIFF) on October 2018. It was selected for BIFF in the Window on Asian Cinema section as the only entry this year from Bangladesh.
The film is an anthology of 11 short films with the central theme being the capital of Bangladesh: Dhaka. The short films were made by 11 directors : Abdullah Al Noor, Golam Kibria Farooki, Krishnendu Chattopadhyay, Mahmudul Islam, Md Robiul Alam, Mir Mukarram Hossain, Nuhash Humayun, Rahat Rahman, Syed Ahmed Shawki, Syed Saleh Ahmed Sobhan and Tanvir Ahsan.
Being the first anthology project of Bangladesh it has a big cast with more than 30 actors featured in the film.
The Executive Producers for the film were Faridur Reza Sagar and Ibne Hasan Khan.