Agartala to play host to Bangladesh Film Festival
A 19-day Bangladesh film festival will begin in Agartala today depicting the neighboring country’s liberation struggle of 1971, a Tripura minister said.
“Eleven films, which recreate the valiant deeds of the freedom fighters in the 1971 liberation war, would be screened in four places in Tripura, including the capital,” Tripura information and cultural affairs minister Bhanulal Saha told reporters on Friday.
The festival is being organised in association with Bangladesh and Tripura’s cultural organisations, Bangladesh diplomatic mission in Agartala and the Tripura government.
“The proposed films to be screened in the film festivals have won various international awards,” the minister said adding that during the festival, directors would be present to explain their movies and the heroic stories of the liberation war.