11th Dhaka International Film Festival-Better Film, Better Audience, Better Society.

The 11th Dhaka International Film Festival (DIFF) is running in Dhaka that started on 14th of January and will continue to 22 January 2010. The Festival has been organized on a regular basis by Rainbow Film Society, which has been dedicated to the promotion of a healthy cine culture in Banglades.

11th Dhaka International Film Festival-Better Film, Better Audience, Better Society.

Dhaka International Film Fest
Dhaka International Film Fest

The 11th Dhaka International Film Festival (DIFF) is running in Dhaka that started on 14th of January and will continue to 22 January 2010. The Festival has been organized on a regular basis by Rainbow Film Society, which has been dedicated to the promotion of a healthy cine culture in Banglades. Lots of films in lots of different categories including Retrospective, Tribute, Cinema of the World, Children’s Film,  Bangladesh Panorama, Independent Films and much more. There is a special section for the women filmmakers for showcasing their wonderful work. The Dhaka Film festival also pays great importance to short films and documentaries.


Event or Festival Title: 11th Dhaka International Film Festival Festival
Location: Dhaka, Bangladesh
Festival Dates: January 14 – 22 , 2010
Festival Director: Ahmed Muztaba Zamal


Australasian Competition

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Name of Film Director Country
01
Broken Hill Dagen Merrill Australia
02
Gahine Shobdo Khalid Mahmood Mithu Bangladesh
03
Third Person Singular Number Mostafa Sarwar Farooki Bangladesh
04
The Other Bank George Ovashvili Georgia/Kazakhstan
05
Lovers On The Road Jessey Tsang Tsui-Shan Hong Kong
06
Citizen King Ching Long, Johnson Lee Hong Kong
07
Angshumaner Chhobi Atanu Ghosh India
08
Madholal Keep Walking Jai Tank India
09
Romeo Juliet Andibachtiar Yusuf Indonesia
10
Super Star Tamineh Milani Iran
11
3 Women Manijeh Hekmat Iran
12
Night Bus Kiumars Pourahmad Iran
13
Tale N Time Yasmin Ahmad Malaysia
14
Estasyon Cesar Apolinario Philippines
15
Bindu Somaratne Dissanayake Sri Lanka
16
I Saw The Sun Mahson Kirmi zigol Turkey
17
Kakosi? (How Are You?) Ms. Özlem Akovaligil Turkey


Cinema Of The World

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Name of Film Director Country
01
Menteur (Liar) Tom Geens Belgium
02
A Farewell to Hemingway Svetoslan Ovtcharov Bulgaria
03
Two Players From The Bench Dejan Šorak Croatia
04
What Is A Man Without Moustache? Hrvoje Hribar Croatia
04
The Dispensables (Dientbehrlichen) Andreas Arnstedt Germany
05
Small Revolts Kyriakos Katzourakis Greece
06
Four Women Adoor Gopalakrishnan India
07
Paroksh Anup Das India
08
Rangeen Godhooli Debanik Kundu India
09
Whispers Of The Petals Vijayakrishnan India
10
Yarwng (Roots) Joseph Pulinthanath sdb. India (Tripura)
11
Winter Dreams Siamak Shayeghi Iran
12
Room Mate Mehrdad Farid Iran
13
The Voices Farzad Motamen Iran
15
Bist Abodolreza Kahani Iran
16 A Little Trip to Heaven Baltasar Kormakur Iceland
17 Jar City Baltasar Kormakur Iceland
18 Hannahannah Annemarie Van de Mond Netharlands
19 Storm Bound Steve de Jong Netharlands
20 Zoo Rangers In South America Johan Nijenhuis Netharlands
21
King Siri Somaratne Dissanayake Sri Lanka
22
Die Herbstzeitlosen Betina Oberli Switzerland
23
Tandoori Love Oliver Paulus Switzerland
24
Heimatklänge Stefan Schwietert Switzerland
25
Ovora Daler Rahmatov Tajikistan

Women Section

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Name of Film Director Country
01
432 One Mercedes Farriols Argentina
02
O Admirável Mundo De Frei (A Rag In The Sky) Joana Zein Brazil
03
Gift Dora Slakoper Croatia
04
Sundarbans, Silence Islands Isabelle Millard France
05
Everyday Occurrences Fumi Matsuyama Germany
06
Sight Seeing Unsuitable For Students Fumi Matsuyama Germany
07
Supermen Of Malegaon Faiza Ahmad Khan India
08
How Green Was Our Valley Fereshteh Joghataei Iran
09
Persian Cat Walk Marjan Alizadeh Iran
10
One Day After Tenth Day Narges Abyar Iran
11
7 Blind Women Filmmakers Mohammad Shirvani Iran
12
Gangs Of Baghdad Aida Schlaepfer Iraq/Switzerland
13 How I Am (Wie Ich Bin) Ingrid Demetz Italy
14
The Cricket Girl Sachi Hamano Japan
15
La Bueva Nueva (The Good News) Helena Tabema Spain
16
Fraulein Andrea Staka Switzerland
17
Coastlanders 8 to 8 Orkide Ünsür Turkey
18
Naming Pluto Ginita Jimenez UK
19
Before I was Me Laila Khan UK
20
Dirty Girl Jenifer Clary USA

Shorts and Independent

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Name of Film Director Country
01
Recleo Y Espectaculo Juan Facchini Argentina
02
Hawker Dustin Feneley Australia
03
Sabbath Day Mushfek Manzoor Bangladesh
04
Kan Petay Roye Mofidul Hoque Bangladesh
05
Al Badar Fakhrul Arefin Khan Bangladesh
06
Mark 15 : 34 Mushfek Manzoor Bangladesh
07
Last Supper Mushfek Manzoor Bangladesh
08
Garbage Kids Mushfek Manzoor Bangladesh
09
Kumir Gabriel Sumon Bangladesh
10
Time S. M. Kamal Bangladesh
11
Jhor Jailla Molla Sagar Bangladesh
12
Annoya Jibon Shahiduzzaman Badal Bangladesh
13
Suryasantan Rizwanul Islam Rudra Bangladesh
14
Shikor Faruk Mehedy Bangladesh
15
Cambodia Dreams Stanley Harper Cambodia / New Zealand
16
The Red Race Chao Gan China
17
Living Beyond Disaster Wu Xian Glie China
18
In My Own Room Shen Zhang China
19
Home Le Wei China
20
Regards To The Sun Bo Dalum Denmark
21
Nurmo Shout From The Plain Harri J. Rantala Finland
22
Le Tonneau Des Danaides (The Danaides’ Barrel) David Guiraud France
23
Yörem Enes Hakan Tokyay Turkey
24
Banshi (The Flute) Aritra Mukherjee India
25
A Short Film About Walking Prodyut Kumar Deka India
26
Lelin – A Short Biography Arunava Ganguly India
27
Vatir Desher Rupkotha Aritra Mukherjee India
28
Nearly Rich Anirban Mukharjee India
29
I’ Ora d’ Amore Andrea Appetito, Christian Carmosino Italy
30
Pattaya Is A Paradise Paky Perna Italy
31
Indelible Paky Perna Italy
32
Black Out-Buio (Black Out- Darkness) Luigi Galloni Italy
33
Oshizemi Biju Viswanath Japan/India
34
Vietnam The Reunification Express Rob Hof Netherlands/Germany/Vietnam
35
Cambodia Country of Scars Rob Hof Netherlands/Germany/Cambodia
36
Thailand The City Calla Rob Hof Netherlands/Germany/Thailand
37
Malaysia Knowledge is The Beginning Rob Hof Netherlands/Germany/Malaysia
38
Myanmar & Bangladesh Behind Closed Borders Rob Hof Netherlands/Germany/Myanmar/ Bangladesh
39
India Religious Conflict In a Time of Change Rob Hof Netherlands/Germany/India
40
Indian Paradox In the 21 st Century Rob Hof Netherlands/Germany/India
41
Pakistan & Afghanistan a country of 2 faces Rob Hof Netherlands/Germany/Pakistan/ Afghanistan
42
Iran in the land of Ayatollahs Rob Hof Netherlands/Germany/Iran
43
Syria & Jordan the great enemy Rob Hof Netherlands/Germany/Syria/ Jordan
44
Israel THEM and US Rob Hof Netherlands/Germany/Israel
45
Turkey Towards Europe Rob Hof Netherlands/Germany/Turkey
46
The Balkans Europe’s blinds spot Rob Hof Netherlands/Germany
47
Paradiso Alessandro Negrini Northern Ireland
48
Breu Lara Kloosterboer Portugal
49 Tequila Vladimir Dasheskiy Russian Federation
50
Cara O Cruz Jacob Echeverria Spain
51
D ácil Adrián Silvestre Spain
52
Derechos Y Deberess Manuel Danino Spain
53
Maneki Neko German Talavera Spain
54
Martina Y La Luna Javier Loarte Spain
55
Territorio Enemigo Rodrigo Plaza Spain
56
Like Crude Oil Daniel Pardo Spain
57
The End Eduardo Chapero Jackson Spain
58
Di Me Que Yo Mateo Gil Spain
59
Doppelganger Oscar D e Julian Spain
60
La Tama Martin Costa Spain
61
Metropolis Ferry Juan Gautier Spain
62
Parking Jorge Molina Spain
63
Una Vida Mejor Luis Fernandez Reneo Spain
64
Náufrago (Castaway) Jose Manuel Cuesta Maetinez Spain
65
Sombras En El Viento (Shadows In The Wind) Julia Guillen Creagh Spain
66
Porque Hay Cosas Que Nunca Se Ol Vidan Lucas Figueroa Spain
67
Endless Journey Henry Warnakulasuriya Sri Lanka
68
Four Thieves And The Not- So Sweet Shop Ryan Braund UK
69
Anwar Dreams Of A Dark Night Anwar Zamal India

Retrospective

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Name of Film Director Countr
01
Lola Jacques Demy France
02
La Baiedes Anges Jacques Demy France
03
Les Parapluies de Cherbourg Jacques Demy France
04
Les Demoiselles de Rochefort Jacques Demy France
05
Peaud’ Ane Jacques Demy France
06
Jacquot de Nantes Agnes Varda France
07
Every Night, Loneliness Rasoul Sadrameli Iran
08
The Girl In The Sneakers Rasoul Sadr Ameli Iran
09
I’m Taraneh,15 Rasoul Sadr Ameli Iran
10
Last Night, I Saw Your Dad, Aida Rasoul Sadr Ameli Iran

Tribute

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Name of Film Director Country
01
Albert Pinto Ko Gussa Kyon AAga HAi Saeed Akhtar Mirza India
02
Salim Langde Pe Mat Ro Saeed Akhtar Mirza India
03
Naseem Saeed Akhtar Mirza India
04
Mohan Joshi Haazir Ho Saeed Akhtar Mirza India

Focus

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Name of Film Director Country
01
Histoire D’une Recontre Brahim Tsaki Algeria
02
Tilai Idrissa Ouedraogo Burkina Faso
03
Buud Yam Gaston J- M Kabore Burkina Faso
04
Muna Moto Jean-Pierre Ddikongue Pipa Cameroon
05
Pieces D’ Identites Mweze Dieudonné Ngangura Congo
06
Au Nom Du Christ Roger Gnoan M’Bala Ivory Coast
07
Djeli Fadika Kramo-Lancine Ivory Coast
08
Barra Souleymane Cisse Mali
09
Guimba Cheick Oumar Sissako Mali
10
Heremakono Abderrahmane Sissako Mauritania
11
Sarraounia Med Hondo Mauritania
12
Les Mille Et Une Mains Souhel Benbarka Morocco
13
Le Wazzou Polygame Oumarou Ganda Nigeria
14
Drum Zola Maseko South Africa

Spiritual

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Name of Film Director Country
01
A Nun’s new Habit Robyn Hufhan Australia
02
Truth And Beyond Ahmed Muztaba Zamal Bangladesh
03
Best Funerals In The World Ute Wegmann Germany
04
Koi Sunta Hai (Some One Is Listening) Shabnam Virmani India
05
Chalo Hamara Des (Come To My Country) Shabnam Virmani India
06
A Span Of Heaven Ali Vazirian Iran
07
Diariobdi un curato montagna Stefano Saverioni Italy
08
Narcisco, Dietro ai cannoni davanti ai muli Marcello Baldi, Dario Baldi Italy
09
Deir Mar Musa, sul cammino di Abramo Paolo Comoglio Italy
10
Kindness – A Letter From Tibet Clementine Ederveen Netherlands
11
Troubled Water Erik Poppe Norway
12
Her Mate’s Boy Friend Przemek Mlynczyk Poland
13
Paul Of Tarsus Pablo Moreno Spain
14
Lazhar Bahri Ben Yamed Tunisia
15
The Reed Flute Says Damlasu Temizel Kiziklioglu Turkey
16
New ..Muslim..Cool Jennifer Maytorena USA

Bangladesh Panorama

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Name of Film Director Country
01
Aha Enamul Karim Nirjhar Bangladesh
02
Amar Ache Jol Humayun Ahmed Bangladesh
03
Ayna Kabari Sarwar Bangladesh
04
Chandragrahan Murad Parvez Bangladesh
05
Gongajatra Syed Ohiduzzaman Bangladesh

Special Section

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Name of Film Director Country
01
The Road To Haymarket Bob Hercules USA
02
Forgiving Dr. Mengele Bob Hercules & Cheri Pugh USA
03
Senator Obama Goes to Africa Bob Hercules & Keith Walker USA

Children

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Name of Film Director Country
01
Básicamente Un Pozo (The Hole Thing) Grupo Humas Argentina
02
Our Boat Is Our Address Shiropa Purna Bangladesh
03
Life Like Smoke Arjo Shrestho Bangladesh
04
Haathi Ka Andaa Arun Khopkar India
05
Paari Aribam Syam Sharma India
06
Chota Sipahi Jayashree Kanal India
07
Harun – Arun Vinod Ganatra India
08
The Liar Shepherd Siroos Hasanpour Iran
09
Kobra’s Decision Siroos Hasanpour Iran
10
Granaz Shooka Zandbaf Iran

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