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4 June, 2018 08:36:23 AM

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Shooting wraps up for ‘Made in Bangladesh’

DL Reporter
Shooting wraps up for ‘Made in Bangladesh’

The shooting of award winning filmmaker Rubaiyat Hossain’s third feature film titled ‘Made in Bangladesh’ completed on June 1. Beginning from April 17 this year, the shooting of the film took place at the various locations of Dhaka and Gazipur.

The film revolves around Shimu, a young ready-made-garment worker in Dhaka, gets involved with the workers’ union while facing her husband’s restrictive ideology at home.

In 2012, a fire broke out at Tazreen Fashion Factory in Dhaka, Bangladesh, killing 117 workers.

On April 2013, the Rana Plaza garment factory building collapsed, and over 1000 workers lost their lives. As a response to these tragedies, director Rubaiyat Hossain wanted to make a film about the resilience of the young women engaged in the Ready Made Garment sector.

‘Made in Bangladesh’ is about how an individual young woman navigates and creates her own synthesis out of the forces of capitalism, leftist politics and Islamization.

The film casts Rikita Nandini Shimu, Dipannita Martin, Mayabi Maya, Novera Rahman and Parveen Paru among others.

Besides, Mita Chowdhury and Sahana Goswami from India will play the guest role in the film.

The editing of the film will be start from June 5, while the final editing and post production will be done in France and Denmark.

Under the banner of Les Films de l’Après-Midi (France) and Khona Talkies (Bangladesh), the film will be released in 2019.

To note, for the film ‘Made in Bangladesh’, Rubaiyat received funds from CNC - Aide aux cinémas du monde of France, Eurimages of European Union, Danish Film Institute Fund of Denmark. Sørfond+ is co-administered by the Norwegian Film Institute and the Foundation Films from the South, and receives funding from the Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the Ministry of Culture.

KK

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