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Ceremony Year 2013
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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.

The Asia Pacific Screen Academy expresses its respect for and acknowledgement of the South East Queensland Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities. We pay our respects to the Traditional Owners of country, including the custodial communities on whose land works are created and celebrated by the Asia Pacific Screen Awards. We acknowledge the continuing connection to land, waters and communities. We also pay our respects to Elders, past and emerging. We recognise the integral role Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander and First Nations peoples continue to play in storytelling and celebration spaces.

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