Bangladesh High Commission in Abuja, Nigeria will participate in the third ‘Asian Film Festival’ to be held at Caesar Hall, Abuja from January 23-26.
Ontorjatra, directed by Tareque Masud and Catherine Masud, will be screened at the upcoming film festival where a total of eight Asian countries are participating.
Bangladesh also participated at the second Asian Film Festival in 2019 and “Rina Brown,” a film based on the War of Liberation was screened which earned wide appreciation, said the High Commission, report AP.
The High Commission in Abuja invited all foreign friends and expatriate Bangladesh nationals in Nigeria to watch the film - Ontorjatra with English sub-titles on the opening day – January 23 at 5:30pm.
Upon its release on 2006, the film achieved critical and commercial success.