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Tareque Masud films to be screened at Shahjalal University

Fims by Tareque Masud will be screened at the Central Auditorium of Shahjalal University of Science and Technology (SUST) in Sylhet today and tomorrow, says a press release. Two film shows will be held today. At 4pm, two films on the Liberation War — “Muktir Gaan” and “Naroshundor” — will be shown, and at 6pm Masud’s latest film, “Runway” will be screened along with the animated short “Unison”. On October 26, three screenings will be held, beginning with “Matir Moina” at 3:30pm, followed by “Runway” at 5:15pm and “Ontorjatra” at 7pm.

At the opening of the programme today, renowned writer Mohammad Zafar Iqbal will speak on Masud. Writer and filmmaker Proshoon Rahman, who worked with Tareque Masud on many projects, will also be present on the occasion to speak, along with a representative of Chokh Film Society, the organiser of the programme. Filmmaker and widow of Tareque Masud, Catherine Masud, will also say a few words to the audience via mobile link.

Incidentally, a two-day special screening programme of Tareque Masud’s “Runway” was held October 20 and 21 in Sirajganj. On October 23, a special screening of the film, along with a brief memorial programme, was held at the Centre for the Rehabilitation of the Paralysed (CRP) in Mirpur.

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