Goethe-Institut Bangladesh, in cooperation with the International Film Initiative of Bangladesh (IFIB), organized the screening of filmmaker Shahneoyaj Cacoly directed and Impress Telefilm produced film "Nodijon" (The River of Colors) on Sunday, December 15 at Goethe-Institut Bangladesh auditorium.

The event was joined by President of the International Film Initiative of Bangladesh (IFIB) Samia Zaman, Dhaka University's Associate Professor of the Department of Theatre and Performance Studies and actor Wahida Mollick, the film's actor Pran Roy and director Shahneoyaj Cacoly.

Samia Zaman, in her welcoming speech, said "Almost a year has passed since we started 'Through Her Eyes' Film Screening series, which has given us the opportunity to come together regularly to watch and discuss films made by women. A bold film about social injustice against women, 'Nodijon' again reminded me about why we thought it was important to have this space."

The film "Nodijan", deals with the social and marital consequences of a man divorcing his wife by using the verbal 'talaq'; first suspecting her of adultery and then realizing his mistake and wanting her back. Sheikh Zahirul Hoque wrote the story of the film, whereas the screenplay writer and cinematographer is the director herself. Emon Shaha is the music director of the film.

Born in Rangpur, Bangladesh, Shahneoyaj Cacoly is well known for portraying artistic depiction of social realities through her films. She won the National Film Award for her debut film 'Uttorer Sur'. Her interest in films started to grow after study on canvas of color-life. Also known as a painter, she pursued her master's degree in Fine Arts from Faculty of Fine Arts, University of Dhaka. She worked at several advertisements, dramas and mainstream films as an art director, before starting her career as a movie-director in 2006. Every production of her is illustrious and earned appraisal and respect in both national and international stages. She has also participated at several national and international film festivals as a member of jury.

Followed by the screening, filmmaker Shahneoyaj Cacoly and actor Pran Roy spoke during a lively Q and A discussion session, moderated by Wahida Mollick.

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