3rd International Children’s Film Festival Bangladesh

Tapan Sinha Retrospective

The Children's Film Society Bangladesh is organizing the 3rd International Children’s Film Festival Bangladesh to open a new world of cinema to the children of Bangladesh and to give them an exposure to culture and tradition of different countries through film as a powerful media of art. The festival showcases Feature films, short films, animations and documentaries suitable for children and features a Competition for films made by children.

This Cinema event closely follows the wonderful 11th Dhaka International Film Festival Festival organized in Dhaka, Bangladesh during January 14 - 22 , 2010.

3rd International Children’s Film Festival Bangladesh


Dates : January 23 to 29. 2010
Venues : Central Public Library Auditorium ( Shawkat Osman hall & Seminar hall)
Shishu Academy Auditorium
British Council Auditorium
German Cultural Centre Auditorium
Russian Centre for Science & Culture
Iran Cultural Centre
Alliance Francaise de Dacca

Inauguration : Osmani Auditorium

Show Timing : Daily at 11am, 2pm, 4pm, 6pm.

Other events : Day-long workshop for children.
Day-long seminar on children’s film.
Sharing of experience with children by 3 prominent

Expected number of films to be shown : 150

Expected number of participating countries: 40

Expected audience : 50,000

Web-site: www.cfs-bangladesh.com

The New Age daily newspaper published from Dhaka reports in this article about a special Tapan Sinha Retrospective with 7 films by the acclaimed Indian filmmaker: "The organisers said they would arrange a programme ‘Tapan Sinha Retrospective’ in memory of the late Indian filmmaker. Tapan Sinha’s seven films will be screened at the festival and a discussion will be held on his life and works on January 26.
   Filmmakers Tanvir Mokammel, Tareque Masud and Yasmin Kabir will facilitate a daylong workshop for children on films on January 25 and a daylong seminar will also be held on January 27."