Untold stories promoting peace
In order to promote peace, harmony and tolerance Films 4 Peace Foundation (F4PF), a unique peace organization, organized a launching program 'Camarai Gathi Shanty O Sompritir Golpo' under SAMPREETI project. This program took place at 3:00 pm on 03 March 2019 at Bishwo Shahitto Kendro, Banglamotor, 17 Mymensingh Road, Dhaka.
The objective of the program is to promote multicultural peaceful society in Bangladesh through films, supported by Manusher Jonno Foundation under the SAMPREETI project, where the organization shines the light on the powerful youth who boldly express their untold stories through the medium of film for promoting peace.
Out of 230 applicants, F4PF has welcomed 25 selected youth of different universities and madrasa for this participatory film making program in this launching ceremony.
Prof Dr Dalem Ch Barman, Vice-Chancellor of ASAUB & Advisor of Films 4 Peace Foundation, attended the program as chairperson. He shared, 'Having peace in the society is a process. It's not something that can be established over night. We all have to be together to bring peace in the society.'
Dr Jahangir Mohammad, Former Director General of Bangladesh Film Archive & Chief Executive of Bangladesh Cinema & Television Institute; Dr CR Abrar, Executive Director of RMMRU; Kawser Chowdhury, Actor and Film Maker; and Md Touhidul Islam, Associate Professor and Chairperson of Department of Peace and Conflict Studies were present as special guests of the program.