With the slogan "Stride towards versatility," the maiden edition of the "Vistula 1st Polish Film Festival" virtually started Wednesday for the Bangladeshi audience.
The five-day festival has been organised by WSPIERAM Foundation in association with the International Academy of Film and Media (IAFM) and supported by the Polish Film Institute.
The inauguration of the festival was officially announced at 7pm on the IAFM's official Facebook page.
The festival will showcase 10 contemporary Polish films including, features, shorts, and documentaries by noted filmmakers.
Also, there will be masterclasses, lecture sessions, and cine-talks about Polish cinemas by internationally acclaimed film intellectuals at the five-day festival, according to the organisers.
A masterclass titled "Cinematography: Women Behind the Camera" by Polish female cinematographer Weronika Bilska will be held during the academic session, and a lecture titled "Introduction to Polish Cinema" by Professor Sanjay Mukhopadhyay, an Indian writer, teacher, critic, and theorist.
From September 22 to 26, movie enthusiasts can watch free online screenings of the films at Mojeekino.