Dhaka, Sept 23 (UNB) – Hasina: A Daughter’s Tale, a 70-minute docu-drama that depicts a riveting story of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina out of a tragic backdrop, has been screened at the 11th DMZ International Documentary Film Festival in Seoul, South Korea.
Screened twice on Saturday and Monday at the prestigious festival, this film was also shown for the diplomats living in Seoul, owing to the arrangement of the Bangladesh Embassy to South Korea, said a press release on Monday.
Set in the backdrop of the most complex delta on earth, this docu-drama takes an up close and personal look at an iconic political figure, Sheikh Hasina, of Bangladesh, according to a flyer distributed by the organisers there.
Beginning with the tragic assassination of her father, it depicts her struggles and her rise to power, through a daughter’s narrative, reads the text.
State Minister for Energy, Power and Mineral Resources and one of the two producers of the film Nasrul Hamid Bipu alongside Director Piplu Khan and Navnita Sen, who oversaw the editing works, and Bangladesh Ambassador to South Korea Abida Islam were, among others, present on the occasion.
Besides, following the first screening, a special discussion was arranged at the festival addressed by Nasrul Hamid and others.
The docu-drama was released on November 16, 2018, while the trailer was earlier released on September 28 in the same year marking the 72nd birthday of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina.
Since then, this heart-touching biopic has been receiving rave reviews in international film circuit and has also been selected at several prestigious international film festivals this year.