International Children’s Film Festival begins

The Children’s Film Society Bangladesh (CFS) has set off the tenth International Children’s Film Festival in Bangladesh.

The festival began on January 24 and will continue till January 30 in Dhaka, Rangpur and Rajshahi.

Finance Minister AMA Muhith inaugurated the festival as chief guest at 4pm at Central Public Library, Shahbagh while Cultural Minister Asaduzzaman Noor was present as special guest.

The inaugural ceremony was presided over by chairman of the Festival Advisory Committee, eminent artist Mustafa Monwar.

The festival, which is open to tall will feature three hundred films from 54 countries at 11 venues countrywide.

CFS also provides children with opportunities to learn basic filmmaking skills, as well as acquaint them to the culture and tradition of other countries through films.

CFS is run by a 15- member committee with Muhammad Zafar Iqbal as present president of the organization.