Adim, the feature film directed by young filmmaker Juboraj Shamim, will take part in the upcoming Queens World Film Festival in Queens, New York, USA.
Juboraj Shamim confirmed this to New Age.
‘I received an email on September 21 from the Queens World Film Festival authority regarding Adim’s participation in the Queens World Film Festival. The film is participating in the main category of the festival, which will run from November 1 to 6. The festival provides a platform for independent filmmakers who make atypical films,” Juboraj Shamim told New Age.
Adim premiered at the 44th Moscow International Film Festival, which is the second oldest film festival in the world, on August 30. The film entered MIFF’s main competition category and won the NETPAC award at the festival, which featured 230 films from 65 countries.
Adim portrays the struggles of slum dwellers living in the Tongi Station slum and all the characters were played by people who live in the slum. The film is a joint production of Bangladesh and the Netherlands.
The total budget for the film was Tk 15 lakh, which was raised by selling shares of the film to donors. Each share was sold for 5,000 Tk. The shares were purchased by around fifty donors.