Documentary Films on Bangladesh – Part 9

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Non-fiction, special interest or documentary films on Bangladesh made by non-Bangladeshi filmmakers covered issues like micro finance, climate change, poverty, population, prostitution, child labor, ready-made garment, women, intermarriage, ship breaking, travel etc. Still there are hundreds of real stories on various subjects are waiting to be told. Very slowly some independent Bangladeshi film makers started … Read more…

Bangladesh Environment: Moving the Movement

General Secretary of Bangladesh Poribesh Andolon (BAPA) speaking in New York

Bangladesh Environment Network (BEN) occasionally organizes events to inform, educate and seek support from non-resident Bangladeshis living abroad to preserve environment of Bangladesh. On Sunday, March 22nd, BEN organized a special event to welcome Mr. Abdul Matin, General Secretary of Bangladesh Poribesh Andolon (BAPA) – (Bangladesh Environmental Movement) who has been visiting USA. BEN works … Read more…

Climate Justice at the People’s Climate March – New York

Climate Justice at the People’s Climate March in New York. World leaders are coming to New York City for a historic summit on climate change in September 2014 and people of the world will be waiting for them in the streets.  The UN Climate Summit happening right after the march, could be the “last chance” … Read more…

Climate Change and Bangladesh Community Abroad

Climate Change and Bangladesh

This article is about climate change and role of Bangladesh community living abroad. Ok, let’s get started. On Sunday, September 21, hundreds of thousands of people are expected to take to the streets of New York, and cities worldwide to pressure world leaders to take action on global warming, in what organizers claim will be … Read more…

Documentary Films on Bangladesh

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Documentary Films on Bangladesh by some non-Bangladeshi Film Makers Documentary films on Bangladesh by Bangladeshi film-makers are very scanty – it is almost a non-existence genre in Bangladesh. Most Bangladeshis like films that are dramatic, action-packed, emotional, hypnotic, and non-reflective. Therefore, fact-based, non-fictional documentary film making has no place there. Not in theaters, not on … Read more…

Bad Weather – A documentary on Bangladesh

bad weather

Watched the following documentary at the Margaret Mead Film Festival last December. It was Margaret Mead Filmmaker Award Contender and won 2012 Margaret Mead Filmmaker Award Special Mention. We got some discounted  tickets. There was a QA session with the Director after the screening. It was a great film. It seems like a so-called unholy … Read more…