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Bangladesh`s first English feature film, "The Grave"

Entertainment desk || shiningbd

Published: 13:20, 23 January 2022  
Bangladesh`s first English feature film,

Bangladesh's first English feature film, "The Grave", has been shortlisted in the reminder list of productions eligible for the 94th Academy Awards, with 276 other films.

Directed by the National Film award winner Gazi Rakayet, the government-funded film was released in both Bangla and English, with an aim to reach viewers internationally. The story, dialogues, and screenplay were all done by him.

"To my knowledge, it is the first Bangladeshi film to compete in the general criteria in the Oscars," says the director. "It has certainly opened many doors for us."

"The Grave" is also available on three US-based digital platforms. The Daily Star

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