On the occasion of the Victory Day, Dhooli Communications in collaboration with Versatile Media have organised a week-long film festival titled 'Muktijuddh Chalachitra Utsav 2014' from December 19 at Balaka Cineworld in the city.
About seven movies have been screened at the festival. The films are - 'Aguner Poroshmoni' directed by Humayun Ahmed, 'Amar Bondhu Rashed' directed by Morshedul Islam, 'Ora Egaro Jon' directed by Chashi Nazrul Islam, 'Megher Pore Megh' by Chashi Nazrul Islam, 'Joyjatra' by Touqir Ahmed, Nasiruddin Yousuff's 'Guerrilla' and Tareque Masud's 'Matir Moyna'.
The inaugural ceremony of the festival was held on December 19. State Minister for Information and Communication Technology Ministry Zunaid Ahmed Palak was present as the chief guest. Noted journalist Naimul Islam Khan, Ashraful Alam Khokon, deputy press secretary of the Prime Minister; actors Riaz and Ferdous, singers Asif Akbar and Pritom Ahmed, noted cultural personalities including CEO of Versatile Media Arshad Adnan, among others were also present at the inauguration.
Four wounded freedom fighters were also awarded at the inaugural day of the festival.
On the opening day of the festival, 'Ora Egaro Jon' was screened.
The festival will continue till December 25.