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Jibondhuli = The Drummer
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directed by Tanvir Mokammel, 1955- (Tanvir Mokammel, 2014), 1 hour 30 mins
During the liberation war of Bangladesh against Pakistan in 1971, Jibonkrishna Das, a poor lower-caste Hindu drummer, was eking out a living with his wife and two children. Being from lower-caste, Jibon was subjected to all kinds of humiliation both by his Muslim neighbours as well as by the upper caste Hindus. Du...
directed by Tanvir Mokammel, 1955- (Tanvir Mokammel, 2014), 1 hour 30 mins
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1971
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directed by Tanvir Mokammel, 1955- (Tanvir Mokammel, 2011), 3 hours 34 mins
In the general election of the constituent assembly of Pakistan in December 1970, secular Awami League, led by Bengalee leader Sheikh Mujibur Rahman, won absolute majority. But instead of handing over power to the elected Bengalee representatives, the Pakistan army on 25th March 1971, launched a brutal military cr...
directed by Tanvir Mokammel, 1955- (Tanvir Mokammel, 2011), 3 hours 34 mins
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OK, Cut!
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directed by Mostofa Sarwar Farooki, fl. 2009-2012 (Bangladesh: Privately Published, 2011), 13 mins
This documentary is directed by Mostofa Sarwar Farooki .
directed by Mostofa Sarwar Farooki, fl. 2009-2012 (Bangladesh: Privately Published, 2011), 13 mins
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Runway
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directed by Tareque Masud, 1956-2011; produced by Catherine Masud, 1963-, Srutichitro (Dhaka Division: Tareque Masud Memorial Trust, 2010), 1 hour 30 mins
Ruhul lives with his family in a small hut next to the runway of the international airport. He spends his days wandering under the shadow of the planes, aimless and frustrated in his futile efforts to find work. One day at his uncle's cyber café he meets Arif, a computer savvy young man who exudes a strong sense...
directed by Tareque Masud, 1956-2011; produced by Catherine Masud, 1963-, Srutichitro (Dhaka Division: Tareque Masud Memorial Trust, 2010), 1 hour 30 mins
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The Barbershop
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directed by Catherine Masud, 1963- and Tareque Masud, 1956-2011; produced by Catherine Masud, 1963- and Tareque Masud, 1956-2011, Audiovision and Refugee and Migratory Movements Research Unit (Dhaka Division: Tareque Masud Memorial Trust, 2009), 16 mins
Set against the backdrop of the Pakistan Army crackdown during Bangladesh’s 1971 war, this political thriller follows a student activist who takes refuge from the Pakistan army in a local barbershop. The barbershop is run by Biharis, an Urdu-speaking minority presumed to be sympathizers of the Pakistan Army duri...
directed by Catherine Masud, 1963- and Tareque Masud, 1956-2011; produced by Catherine Masud, 1963- and Tareque Masud, 1956-2011, Audiovision and Refugee and Migratory Movements Research Unit (Dhaka Division: Tareque Masud Memorial Trust, 2009), 16 mins
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Third Person Singular Number
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directed by Mostofa Sarwar Farooki, fl. 2009-2012; performed by Rashed Uddin Ahmed Topu, fl. 2009-2009, Mosharraf Karim, fl. 2007-2012 and Nusrat Imroz Tisha, fl. 2009-2012 (Bangladesh: Privately Published, 2009), 1 hour 58 mins
This drama was directed by Mostofa Sarwar Farooki, and features Nusrat Imroz Tisha, Mosharraf Karim, and Rashed Uddin Ahmed Topu.
directed by Mostofa Sarwar Farooki, fl. 2009-2012; performed by Rashed Uddin Ahmed Topu, fl. 2009-2009, Mosharraf Karim, fl. 2007-2012 and Nusrat Imroz Tisha, fl. 2009-2012 (Bangladesh: Privately Published, 2009), 1 hour 58 mins
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Rabeya = The Sister
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directed by Tanvir Mokammel, 1955- (Tanvir Mokammel, 2008), 1 hour 43 mins
The film is a deconstruction of Sophocles's play 'Antigone' placed on the backdrop of the war between Bangladesh and Pakistan in 1971. During Bangladesh's liberation war against Pakistan, in a remote village Rabeya and Rokeya, two orphan young sisters lived in the religiously conservative household of their uncle...
directed by Tanvir Mokammel, 1955- (Tanvir Mokammel, 2008), 1 hour 43 mins
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The Promised Land = Swapnabhumi
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directed by Tanvir Mokammel, 1955- (Tanvir Mokammel, 2007), 1 hour 29 mins
This is a story of six decades, three countries and statelessness. A story about the Urdu-speaking community of Bangladesh. The terms 'Urdu-speakers,' 'Non-Bengalees' and 'Biharis' are used interchangeably to refer to Muslim people who originally emigrated from India to the newly created East Pakistan in 1947 and...
directed by Tanvir Mokammel, 1955- (Tanvir Mokammel, 2007), 1 hour 29 mins
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The Garments Girls of Bangladesh = Bostrobalikara
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directed by Tanvir Mokammel, 1955-; produced by Adnan Pjevic, 1996-; performed by Adnan Pjevic, 1996- (Tanvir Mokammel, 2007), 1 hour
If you have jeans and t-shirts in your wardrobe, chances are some of them were made in Bangladesh. Indeed Bangladesh is now a major player in the global clothing trade. Starting from scratch in the early 70s it is now a multi-billion dollar business. It employs around 3 million people— 85 percent of whom are wom...
directed by Tanvir Mokammel, 1955-; produced by Adnan Pjevic, 1996-; performed by Adnan Pjevic, 1996- (Tanvir Mokammel, 2007), 1 hour
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Ontorjatra
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directed by Catherine Masud, 1963- and Tareque Masud, 1956-2011; produced by Tareque Masud, 1956-2011, Audiovision and Maasranga Productions (Dhaka Division: Tareque Masud Memorial Trust, 2006), 1 hour 23 mins
"Ontorjatra" is an intimate exploration of the complex issues of dislocation and identity in a diasporic world. A divorced mother and her son return to Bangladesh after 15 years abroad - prompted by the boy’s father’s sudden death and funeral. The story follows the transforming experience of mother and son as...
directed by Catherine Masud, 1963- and Tareque Masud, 1956-2011; produced by Tareque Masud, 1956-2011, Audiovision and Maasranga Productions (Dhaka Division: Tareque Masud Memorial Trust, 2006), 1 hour 23 mins
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