May 24, 2022, 2:30 am
Bangla Shangbad English Desk: The second edition of the online based film festival ‘Antorjal Film Festival’ is going on. The inaugural program of the Antorjal Film Festival 2.2, organized by the Sylhet Agricultural University Film Society, began on Monday (March 28) at 6 pm attended by the participating filmmakers, advisors and members of the organization.
The three-day festival will conclude on Wednesday (March 30) with a total of 25 selected short films being screened online. There is also a webinar for young filmmakers and discussions with other guests. All the events of the festival is being enjoyed directly from the Facebook page of Film Society every evening.
Sabyasachi Niloy, president of the Sylhet Agricultural University Film Society, said the Antorjal Film Festival is an online event. Basically Bangladeshi films are screened in this festival. Hopefully, like last year, this time the festival is also touching the minds of the audiences.
Filmmaker Muktadir Ibna Salam and filmmaker Rahmatullah Tuhin are the judges of this year’s event. At the end of the festival, the best three films will be awarded based on the opinion of the jury members.
It is worth mentioning that in 2020, Sylhet Agricultural University Film Society started the journey of online film festival to entertain the home confined people during the Corona pandemic and to encourage young creative filmmakers. The society also gained success through organizing four editions of international film festival titled ‘Sylhet Film Festival’, read a media release.