Dhaka Courier

Meenalaap screened at Goethe-Institut


The screening of 28 minutes-length short film, ‘Meenalaap’, directed by Suborna Senjutee Tushee recently held at the auditorium of Goethe-Institut in the city.

This film is about transformation of life while living in a lonely city and about hope. Meenalap revolves around a Bengali couple migrated from a remote village of West Bengal to Pune city, working in a garments factory and struggling to meet the ends while expecting a child.

The film delves into the psychological changes of them in the realm of urban alienation in absence of own family and culture while becoming a mother and father from husband and wife for the first time.

Cultural activist Suborna Senjutee Tushee started her profession as a journalist in Dhaka, Bangladesh. Then she worked as copywriter in advertising sector. She was involved in-group theatre from her childhood. Postgraduate in economics, she worked in television as an anchor, as program-writer, and has experienced as Scriptwriter of Cinema, Television Drama and social welfare related creations. After finishing her Postgraduate Diploma in Film Direction and Script Writing from Film and Television Institute of India, Pune she is practicing film making in Bangladesh. Recently, she got Seven International Award for her Debut Short Film ‘Meenalaap’.

  • DhakaCourier
  • Issue 9
  • Vol 36
  • Meenalaap screened at Goethe-Institut

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