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17th Dhaka Int'l Film Festival kicks off

January 11, 2019 00:00:00

The nine-day 17th Dhaka International Film Festival (DIFF) began in the city on Thursday with the theme 'Better Film, Better Audience and Better Society'.

Rainbow Film Society, that has been dedicated to the promotion of a healthy cine culture in Bangladesh and in celebrating the global mainstream in film and its social relevance since 1977, organised the festival, reports UNB.

Immediate past Finance Minister AMA Muhith was the chief guest at the inaugural ceremony held at the main auditorium of the National Museum.

State Minister for Foreign Affairs and chief patron of the DIFF Shahriar Alam presided over the session while festival director Ahmed Muztaba Zamal and Festival Executive Committee member M Hamid were also present on the occasion.

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