Documentary Films on Bangladesh – Part 9

Documentary Films on Bangladesh - Part 9 cover

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…

Documentary Films on Bangladesh – Part 8

Documentary Films on Bangladesh-Part 8

Since its birth, Bangladesh has produced more than 2100 films until 2015 but film genre wise they are exceptionally limited. Most of the movies in Bangladesh are some variations of drama. Therefore, other categories of filmmaking are almost absence or neglected. The documentary is one such genre. It is not appreciated, not popular, not promoted, … Read more…

Documentary Films on Bangladesh – Part 7

Documentary Films on Bangladesh – Part 7

Fictional film industry in Bangladesh is dominant, dramatic, distorted and surreal but still profitable. Therefore, non-fiction films or documentaries are neglected. Also the genre is not popular. Documentaries made by Bangladeshi filmmakers are rare, however, some new generation of independent filmmakers are trying to change the scenario. We will cover that story in another post. … Read more…

Documentary Films on Bangladesh – Part 4

Documentary Films on Bangladesh

Documentary Films on Bangladesh by non-Bangladeshi Film Makers A list of documentary films on Bangladesh previously published here in three parts. They can be found here: Part 1, Part 2 and Part 3. This is the fourth installment. The list focuses on Non-Bangladeshi or Non-resident Bangladeshi film makers. The principal focus is to compile a … Read more…

The Bangladesh Story

The Bangladesh Story - a documentary on Bangladesh

The Bangladesh Story is an interview based documentary directed by Faris Kermani which tells the story of how Bangladesh was created. It was broadcasted on Channel 4 of UK in January, 1989.  The doc is divided in 3 episodes. The total runtime is just over an hour. Here is the short description of the documentary … Read more…