The 18th Dhaka International Film Festival (DIFF) is set to kick off from January 11. The festival will continue till January 19.
The festival, with the theme “Better Film, Better Audience and Better Society”, will be held in the city of Dhaka.
It is learnt that Rainbow Film Society is going to screen about 220 films from 74 countries. The movies will be played under categories of Asian Cinema, Retrospective, Bangladesh Panorama, World Cinema, Children Films, Women Filmmakers, Short and Independent Films and Spiritual Movies.
All the films screening will be held at the Alliance Francaise de Dhaka, Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy, Central Public Library Auditorium and National Museum Auditorium, Madhumita Cinema Hall and Star Cineplex.
Internationally renowned filmmakers, critics, journalists, officials from embassies of different countries, including members of the Rainbow Film Society and other film industries of 74 countries will share their experiences with visitors.
This International Film Festival aims at creating better understanding of the films of the world in an atmosphere of appreciation of the film culture and to move towards excellence of the motion picture art and industry.
Rainbow Film Society has been organizing the Dhaka International Film Festival since 1992.