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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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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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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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Teardrops of Karnaphullir = Karnaphulir Kanna
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directed by Tanvir Mokammel, 1955- (Tanvir Mokammel, 2005), 1 hour
Comprised of three districts of Rangamati, Bandarban and Khagrachari, Chittagong Hill Tracts (CHT) is situated in the south-east of Bangladesh bordering Myanmar and India with an area 5,093 square miles, mostly hills and some jungles. Twelve ethnic groups i.e. Chakma, Marma, Chak, Tanchangya, Tripura, Bom, Pankhu,...
directed by Tanvir Mokammel, 1955- (Tanvir Mokammel, 2005), 1 hour
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A Kind of Childhood: Growing Up in Dhaka City
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directed by Tareque Masud, 1956-2011 and Catherine Masud, 1963-; produced by Susan Bissell, fl. 1987-2017 and Trudie Styler, 1954-, TVO, Audiovision and Xingu Films (Dhaka Division: Tareque Masud Memorial Trust, 2002), 50 mins
A Kind of Childhood explores the complex theme of child labor, through the interwoven personal stories of working children in Bangladesh: their struggle to survive, to balance work and education, and to follow their dreams. At the core of the film is the story of Idris, who loses his garments factory job due to a...
directed by Tareque Masud, 1956-2011 and Catherine Masud, 1963-; produced by Susan Bissell, fl. 1987-2017 and Trudie Styler, 1954-, TVO, Audiovision and Xingu Films (Dhaka Division: Tareque Masud Memorial Trust, 2002), 50 mins
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Women and War: Trauma and Triumph of Women in '71
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directed by Catherine Masud, 1963- and Tareque Masud, 1956-2011; produced by Shaheen Akhtar, 1962-, Catherine Masud, 1963- and Tareque Masud, 1956-2011, Audiovision and Āina Sāliśa Kendra (Dhaka, Bangladesh) (Dhaka Division: Tareque Masud Memorial Trust, 1999), 23 mins
Narir Kotha is an exploration of the experience of women in the Bangladesh Liberation War of 1971. During the war, thousands of women were systematically raped and tortured by the Pakistan Army and their collaborators. But they were not only victims of sexual violence, they were also in the front lines of the popu...
directed by Catherine Masud, 1963- and Tareque Masud, 1956-2011; produced by Shaheen Akhtar, 1962-, Catherine Masud, 1963- and Tareque Masud, 1956-2011, Audiovision and Āina Sāliśa Kendra (Dhaka, Bangladesh) (Dhaka Division: Tareque Masud Memorial Trust, 1999), 23 mins
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Adam Surat: The Inner Strength
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directed by Tareque Masud, 1956-2011; produced by Audiovision (Dhaka Division: Tareque Masud Memorial Trust, 1989), 47 mins
This documentary explores the life and art of the iconic Bangladeshi painter S.M. Sultan. Known for his larger-than-life paintings of the Bangladesh peasantry, Sultan was also famous for his eccentric persona. But ultimately, it is Sultan's profound philosophy about the peasantry, their culture, and their deep att...
directed by Tareque Masud, 1956-2011; produced by Audiovision (Dhaka Division: Tareque Masud Memorial Trust, 1989), 47 mins
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