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Tuesday, January 23, 2018

Dhaka Int'l Conf on Women in Cinema begins today

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The two-day long 'Fourth Dhaka International Conference on Women in Cinema 2018' will begin at the Gallery of the Alliance Francaise de Dhaka today. The conference will continue till January 14. The event will be organized by Rainbow Film Society in association with the Department of Women and Gender Studies of Dhaka University as part of the 16th Dhaka International Film Festival (DIFF) which began on Friday (January 12) in Dhaka.

State Minister Tarana Halim of Information will inaugurate the conference at 9 am while the chief sponsor of the festival and State Minister for Foreign Affairs Shahriar Alam will be present at the opening ceremony. Sumita Devi and Raushan Jamil will be honored in the conference while renowned women filmmaker of the sub-continent Aparna Sen will be the main attraction of this year's program. More than 35 women, actors, personalities and filmmakers from home and abroad will attend the event.

-AA News Desk

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