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Festival del film Locarno

Open Doors 69 Festival del film Locarno is showcasing Under Construction in Open Doors Screenings section. Under Construction Bangladesh · 2015 · DCP · Color · 88′ ·  o.v. Bengali Struggling to find herself in the sprawl of urban Bangladesh, Muslim theater actress Roya suffers from her husband’s wish … Continue reading

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Festival de film Locarno Open Doors Lab

Director/producer Rubaiyat Hossain is representing Khona Talkies in this year’s Open Doors Lab. Link: http://www.pardolive.ch/pardo/professionals/open-doors/person.html?pid=852101&eid=69

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Labor of Love is Nothing Short of Meditation

  Weekend    Created on June 4, 2015 at 20:00 Rubaiyat Hossain ‘Labors of Love’ or ‘Asha Jaoar Majhe,’ is an ode to the men and women caught in the capitalist industrial civilisation This lyrical and emotionally evocative film revolves around … Continue reading

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Interview : on Under Construction

Created on May 7, 2015 at 20:19  Weekend Female Director, Female Gaze Tausif Sanzum                  What it means to be a female director in a male dominated industry With her new film, Under … Continue reading

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Not a he, nor a she, but an individual, in life and in death

June 11, 2013 | Op-Ed | Rubaiyat Hossain Rituparno Ghosh’s sudden death has hit a massive emotional chord with the queer population When Rituporno Ghosh passed away, I got the news from a queer friend of mine who lives in Kolkata. The … Continue reading

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I am not a hanger for your ideology

June 01, 2013 | Op-Ed | Rubaiyat Hossain Why have women’s bodies become a political battleground? I had faced the threat once before. It was in 2001. Delwar Hussain Sayedee’s tape titled “Nari O Porda” (Women and the Veil) was selling everywhere. Bangladesh … Continue reading

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The fractured Bangladeshi nation

May 24, 2013 | Op-Ed | Rubaiyat Hossain The national rhetoric must evolve and learn from history Today we stand fractured as a nation. The umbrella of homogenous national identity is ruptured. We are divided in the way we recall our history, recollect … Continue reading

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