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'Anyadin' screened in Amsterdam Fest

Published : 20 Nov 2021 08:31 PM | Updated : 22 Nov 2021 12:06 PM

Bangladeshi film titled 'Anyadin' directed by filmmaker Kamar Ahmad Simon which was released on social media on November 15. ‘Anyadin’ is the first Bangla film to be selected at the International Competition section of IDFA and set for the world premiere at Pathé Tuschinski in Amsterdam one of the best film festivals in the world.

IDFA’s 34th edition will showcase 264 films from 80 countries. ‘Anyadin’ a hybrid of the fiction-non-fiction genre, is one of the 14 films produced by 21 countries, including France, Russia, Germany, Italy, Netherlands, Argentina, and Portugal, competing for the prestigious award of the world’s best non-fiction feature film.

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The director Kamar Ahmad Simon himself has confirmed the news on social media. He already arrived in Amsterdam and expressing his feelings, the producer said, "The first-line festival, the biggest festival, the main international competition, the lead festival, the most beautiful theater, the world debut, the best award, the Oscar - all these things have caught the eye of the news on IDFA's website. - 'Philosophical and Kaleidoscopic' that IDFA has found in film ‘Anyadin' outside the debates of feminist, fundamentalist, pro-poor, cosmopolitan, feudalist etc. in Cliché Festival Politics, what could be happier as a producer! ”

Kamar’s ‘Anyadin’ will compete alongside the films directed by Ukrainian filmmaker Sergei Loznitsa, Portugal’s Susana de Sousa Dias, Russia’s Aliona van der Horst in the festival lasting from November 17 to 28. Artist Mustafizur Rahman Masud has designed the poster. Poet Rahman Mofiz did the fontograph.

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