35mm is glad to let you know that Khulna University Independent Film Festival 2020-21 has been scheduled for August 6 & 7, 2021. And to commemorate the festival, we are initiating a week-long celebration of cinema. The much expected “KUIFF Week” will conclude with the final panel discussion on “Cinema Beyond Borders”. Prominent Filmmaker Goutam Ghose and Anam Biswas have honoured us by joining the discussion.
Goutam Ghose is one of the most important filmmakers of our time. He is the only Indian to have received the “Vittorio Di Sica” Award, Italy, in 1997 and also an awardee of the Knighthood of the Star of the Italian Solidarity. His films are critically and commercially successful. He is one of Indias critically acclaimed film directors, actors, producers, music director and cinematographers, who predominantly works in the Bengali film industry. This exceptionally talented filmmaker is popular for his directorial ventures such as Paar (1984), Dekha (2001), Moner Manush (2010), Yatra (2006) and Dakhal (1982). He is one of the few directors of India whose films were awarded for Best Direction, Best Screenplay, and Best Cinematography at the National Film Awards.
Anam Biswas is one of the most prominent filmmakers from the new wave of Bangladeshi Filmmakers. He is a critically acclaimed director, screenwriter, composer and writer. His most known work is his debut film Debi, released back in 2018. Before that, he won Bangladesh National Film Award for Best Screenplay for the film Aynabaji. He has worked in many national and international projects i.e. feature films, commercials, web series in recent times. Anam Biswas has also honoured us by joining Khulna University Independent Film Festival as a member of the KUIFF Jury Board.
This panel discussion will be broadcasted live through the official facebook page of 35mm- the KU movie club on August 7, 2021 from 8.00 PM onward, Bangladesh Time.
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