30 Oct 2013

DIFF 13 is looking for films!

Steamers_in_Sadarghat_DhakaSubmit your film at the 13th Dhaka International Film Festival (DIFF).

DIFF will be held in Dhaka from 10 to 18 January 2014. The general theme of the festival is Better Film, Better Audience and Better Society. Deadline for submissions is 30th October 2013.

The Festival has been organized by Rainbow Film Society, which has been dedicated to the promotion of a healthy cine culture in Bangladesh and in celebrating the global mainstream in film and its social relevance since 1977. During the 13th DIFF, organizers expect to screen approximately 150 films, with participation from approximately 50 countries. The festival will have a competition section for Asian and Australian cinema and segment categories for: "Retrospective", "Cinema of the World "," Children's Film ","Women Filmmakers "," Short and Independent Films Section" and "Spiritual Films Section".

During this year’s festival the festival committee is planning to invite around 25 to 30 women filmmakers, actors and personalities from all over the world to hold a conference on “Women empowerment is key for development, social security and peace, as well as for safeguarding the right to dignity”. This will also serve the purpose of a platform that will address issues concerning women through the work being done by the invited panel of women guests.

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