Nomination Details

Ceremony Year 2013
Nomination category
  • Bangladesh
  • Germany

Nomination Detail

Mostofa Sarwar Farooki is a contemporary Bangladeshi film director and screenwriter. He is also the pioneer of an avant-garde filmmakers’ movement called “Chabial”. Variety’s Jay Weissberg described Farooki as “a key exemplar of Bangladeshi new wave cinema movement”. Anisul Hoque is a Bangladeshi screenwriter, novelist, dramatist, and journalist. He won the Bangla Academy Award, a top literary prize for creative genius. Farooki and Hoque have collaborated on feature films including Bachelor (2003), Made in Bangladesh (2007), Third Person Singular Number (2009), and most recently, Television (2012), which was selected as the Bangladeshi entry for the Best Foreign Language Film at the 86th Academy Awards.


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