Production Company

Director/producer Rubaiyat Hossain is representing Khona Talkies in this year’s Open Doors Lab.

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OPEN DOORS LAB 2016

Projects in Development:
Miracle Workers, Rubaiyat Hossain (Fiction, Feature 2017)
The Wrath of God, Aung Rakhine (Fiction, Feature 2017)
Miraj, Ashique Mostafa (Fiction, Feature 2017)

 

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UNDER CONSTRUCTION  dir. Rubaiyat Hossain
Narrative Feature  88 min  2015  Bangladesh

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A middle-class Muslim woman struggling to find herself in the sprawl of urban Bangladesh
Seattle IFF, Stockholm FF, São Paulo IFF, Festival de Cine de Bogotá, Kerala IFF, FICA Vesoul and others.
Prix du Jury International, Prix Emile abd Mentions spéciales de la critique at FICA Vesoul 2016 Guimet; Best Audience Award at Dhaka IFF 2016; Golden Durian Prize at Salamindanaw Asian Film Festival

MY BICYCLE  dir. Aung Rakhine
Narrative Feature  61 min  2015  Bangladesh

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A story told for the first time in an indigenous language in Bangladesh. What happens when a bicyle arrives at a secluded tribal village?
Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival 2015, Göteborg Film Festival 2016
Best Script, Silver Akbuzat Ethnic Film Festival, Russia

THE POISON THORN  dir. Farzana Boby
Documentary 40 min  2015  Bangladesh

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Personal narratives of three rape survivors of Liberation War of Bangladesh
Film Southasia-Nepal 2015
IWART 2015 International Award winner

ON SEEING THE 100% PERFECT LIFE ON A BEAUTIFUL AUTUMN MORNING
dir. Ashik Bhuiyan, Short Feature 13 min 2015 Bangladesh

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A Haruki Murakami obsessed introvert man finds his desired life and sees his previous life where he is missing…

MEHERJAAN dir. Rubaiyat Hossain
Narrative Feature Film 119 min 2011 Bangladesh

A women’s ‘femmeherjaan02inine’ re-visiting of the Bangladesh
Independence War with Pakistan in 1971
Kolkata Film Festival, Festival de Cine de Bogotá, Festival International de Films de Fribourg, Festival Cinematogáfico International del Uruguay, Osian’s Cinefan Festival of Asian & Arab Cinema, Fort Lauderdale International Film Festival
Orson Wells Award (Tiburon IFF), Critics Award (Jaipur IFF), Best Film and Best Audience Award (Northampton IFF)

720 DEGREES, dir. Ishtiaque Zico
Short/Experimental  5 min 2010 Bangladesh

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A one-take journey to discover the layers of relationships and
our perception of reality within two circular panoramas.
Venice Film Festival
Rotterdam International Film Festival
Chicago International Film Festival
Ankara International Film Festival
Oslo International Film Festival
Festival des Cinémas Expérimentaux de Paris

 

 

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