Stills from film 'Iti, Tomari Dhaka'. -Collected
The first anthology film of Bangladesh titled 'Iti, Tomari Dhaka' (Sincerely, Your Dhaka), after receiving censor certificate from the Bangladesh Film Censor Board recently will see its countrywide release in upcoming November, according to its production company Impress Telefilm.
In the global cinema industry, the anthology is a very popular and important genre of films. This type of films is usually the combination of several short length features.
A talented group of filmmakers consisted of 11 directors has directed 'Iti, Tomari Dhaka'. The name of the directors includes Golam Kibria Farooki, Krishnendu Chattopadhyay, Mahmudul Islam, Mir Mukarram Hossain, Nuhash Humayun, Rahat Rahman, Robiul Alam Robi, Syed Saleh Ahmed Sobhan, Syed Ahmed Shawki, Tanim noor and Tanvir Ahsan.
'Iti, Tomari Dhaka' is a wild ride through the streets of Bangladesh's capital, Dhaka. A background actor who does anything to be a star. Two young girls who are dying for a drink in a city where alcohol is illegal. A teenage gangster who's drunk on power and a sound recordist who finds a dark secret. A bank scam sparks an attempted murder and a plumber adds fuel to a refugee crisis.
Stolen cars, broken dreams, dysfunctional relationships. Ranging from bizarre, heartwarming to heart-breaking, the first ever anthology film made in Bangladesh takes us on a bittersweet journey through Dhaka city.
The film 'Sincerely, Your Dhaka' had its international release in 23rd Busan International Film Festival (BIFF) last year. It won an award under the category of Russian Film Critics' Guild at the 15th Kazan International Muslim Film Festival and won best original screenplay award at the 11th edition of the Jaipur International Film Festival (JIFF). The film has participated in around 20 international film festivals around the world so far.
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