Sneha Fundraising and Documentary

The Annual Sneha Fundraising and Documentary event will be held in Connecticut on April 8th. Tickets: General admission: $50 |  Student admission: $25 About Sneha: Sneha – an organization of sisterhood of South Asian women in Connecticut. Sneha works primarily with Bangladeshi, Indian, Pakistani, Sri Lankan, Afghani and Nepalese women. The organization supports and provides … Read more…

Blockade – a non violent resistant

The documentary film, Blockade, is about the inspiring story of how a group of people in Delaware Valley area (Philadelphia, Baltimore, Washington DC), irrespective of their nationality or religion, stood up in 1971 against the brutal oppression of the Pakistani military in Bangladesh, the then East Pakistan. The military was carrying out genocide of epic … Read more…

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…

Bangladeshi movie at Washington DC South Asian Film Festival (DCSAFF)

Bangladeshi movie at Washington DC South Asian Film Festival (DCSAFF) – one of the most celebrated screen events on the Washington, D.C. cultural calendar. The festival takes place annually in the heart of America’s capitol, showcasing the best in alternative cinema from India, Pakistan, Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Nepal and Sri Lanka. Bangladeshi movie অজ্ঞাতনামা (Oggatonama/The Unnamed), … Read more…

Wasfia – Short Doc

Wasfia – Short doc on Wasfia Nazreen – the first Bangladeshi woman to climb the Everest and the first Bangladeshi to scale the Seven Summits. The documentary  was made on 2016 by Sean Kusanagi and will be shown in Oakland, California as part of 2016 Women Sports Film Festival. Duration: 11 minutes Country: Nepal/USA Year: … Read more…

Under Construction – A Bangladeshi Film in NYC

Under Construction is a Bangladeshi film directed by Rubaiyat Hossain. The film was made in 2015 and its New York City Premiere due on July 29th at the Asian American International Film Festival (AAIFF) – the first and longest running film festival in the USA promoting the best of Asian and Asian American films. Bangladesh … Read more…

Last Man in Dhaka Central – A documentary by Naeem Mohaiemen

Last Man in Dhaka Central (The Young Man Was, Part 3) Directed by Naeem Mohaiemen 2015, Bangladesh/Netherlands/USA 82 min. In English, Dutch, Bangla; English subtitles Mohaiemen’s look at the failure of the 1970s revolutionary left continues in the third part of his The Young Man Was series (part two, Afsan’s Long Day, premiered at Doc … Read more…

Last Man in Dhaka Central – A documentary by Naeem Mohaiemen

Last Man in Dhaka Central (The Young Man Was, Part 3) Directed by Naeem Mohaiemen 2015, Bangladesh/Netherlands/USA 82 min. In English, Dutch, Bangla; English subtitles Mohaiemen’s look at the failure of the 1970s revolutionary left continues in the third part of his The Young Man Was series (part two, Afsan’s Long Day, premiered at Doc … Read more…

Blockade – A documentary by Arif Yousuf

Blockade – A documentary by Arif Yousuf 85 Minutes, 2015 The Blockade documentary is a story of how Quaker and Jewish activists along with Bangladeshi expats shed light on the Nixon administration’s covert support of the genocide in Bangladesh (then East Pakistan) in 1971. Equipped with just canoes and paddles, the young activists risked everything … Read more…