Following the successful presentations arranged on the inaugural day of South Asia’s first online documentary film festival the 8th Liberation DocFest Bangladesh-2020, Wednesday marked the second day and continues projecting all the scheduled, promising documentary films from talented, masterful filmmakers around the world.
‘Our territory’, a film from Belgium by Mathieu Volpe is scheduled to be screened on Wednesday. The 21-minute film is participating in the ‘International Competition’ section.
‘True False & A Revolution’ is a Bangladeshi film, directed by Farid Ahmad. The 48-minute-long film is scheduled as part of the ‘National Competition’ category.
Indian filmmaker Haobam Paban Kumar’s 53 minutes-long documentary film ‘Nupi Shabi’ is scheduled to be featured on the ‘Special Package’ section.
‘Joy Bangla’ is a unique Bangladesh-Japan collaboration by Japanese filmmaker Nagisa Oshima. The 25 minutes-long film is part of the ‘Special Package’ category.
‘Aegean’ is a joint presentation from Portugal and Greece by filmmaker Tomás Barão da Cunha. The 29 minutes film is competing in the ‘Cinema of the world’ section.
‘Aguan-Sun Behind the Horizon’ by Bangladeshi filmmaker Novera Hasan Nikkon is a short film with a duration of 8 minutes and 40 seconds, being projected as part of the ‘Cinema of the world’ category.
From Argentina, filmmaker Juan Manuel Repetto is presenting his 84 minutes-long doc-film ‘ANOTHER SENTENCE’ in the 'Cinema of the world' category, as well.
‘Jin Tian Bu Hui Xia Yu’ (I Don't Think It Is Going To Rain) is another joint production by China and Spain, competing also in the 'Cinema of the world' section. The 10 minutes 55 seconds film is directed by Adrià Guxens.
Continuing the excellence of joint productions, director Kavich NEANG's film ‘Last Night I Saw You Smiling’ is also a part of the ‘Cinema of the world’. The 77 minutes and 34 seconds film is a joint production from Cambodia/France.
‘Last seen heading for the forest’ is an 8 minutes 30 seconds short documentary by Nataliia Egorova. The film is representing the Russian Federation in the ‘Cinema of the world section’.
Austrian doc-filmmaker Lana Berndl's 91 minutes film 'The Sunday in Strasbourg' is also participating in this category.
Another joint presentation from war-torn Middle-Eastern countries Syria and Lebanon, ‘The Way Home’ is a film by Wael Kadlo. The 64 minutes 30 seconds presentation is competing at the ‘Cinema of the World’ section.
Canadian filmmaker Bosco da Costa's 9 minutes long cinema 'This-Ability' is also participating as part of the ‘Cinema of the World’.
‘Vaarheim’ is a presentation from the UK by filmmaker Victor Ridley. The 29 minutes and 59 seconds-long film is also competing in the ‘Cinema of the World’ category.
‘Who killed Chiquito Chaves’ is a documentary film by Brazilian filmmaker duo Giovanna Giovanini and Rodrigo Boecker. The 15 minutes-long film is also being showcased as part of the stacked and competitive category of ‘Cinema of the world’.
Details are also available at the festival’s official Facebook page https://www.facebook.com/Liberationdocfestbd/.