Rehana tells the story of an assistant professor at a local medical college, who finds herself in a difficult position after witnessing a sexual assault where she knows both the victim and the perpetrator.
The story of the film follows Rehana, played by Azmeri Haque Badhon, an assistant professor at a medical college, who struggles to keep the harmony between work and family, as she plays all the complex roles of a teacher, doctor, sister, daughter, and mother.
This film is directed by Abdullah Mohammad Saad (Bangladesh) and stars Azmeri Haque Badhon, Afia Jahin Jaima, Afia Tabassum Borno, Kazi Sami Hassan and Saberi Alam.
Director: Abdullah Mohammad Saad
Producer: Jeremy Chua
Country: Bangladesh, Qatar, Singapore
Running time: 147 mins
Buy tickets: HOTA website
This screening is presented by the Asia Pacific Screen Academy in partnership with HOTA, Home of the Arts.
Hear more about the film from producer Jeremy Chua at Any Film is a Sacrifice and a Devotion with Jeremey Chua on Saturday 13 November.
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