• Event: Invitation to Film Screening of ‘7UP’

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    You are cordially invited to the premiere screening of 7UP, a series of short films made by 6 young girls from Dhaka, along with screening of a series of animated shorts exploring the issues of access to birth certificates made by the children of the Nagorik Project.  The inspiration for these projects stems from Lal Beguni Shwapno, working closely LEEDO, a street children’s charity based in Dhaka, the film project focused on a process of training the children to develop storyboards, direct and shoot the film using HD cameras.

    7UP continues as part of Paraa’s Cycle of Care project, in collaboration with LEEDO, Openvizor, Rainbow Collective and Sajida Foundation, the children became directors and narrators of their stories in Maniknagar, Dhaka. The children focused on issues ranging from women playing games, to the fear and burden of walls, and overcoming them. The diverse range of short films present a wonderfully crisp and alternative understanding of life from the girls. This event is supported by the EMK Centre.

    Program Details

    Date: December 10, 2015
    Time: 06:00 PM
    Place: EMK Center (9th Floor, Midas Center, No. 5, Road 16 (old 27), Dhanmondi, Dhaka- 1205)

    We hope you can attend the evening of film screenings which will be followed by a Q&A hosted by the young directors, Hannan Majid and Richard York of Rainbow Collective and Paraa’s Tarannum Nibir

    About Paraa:
    www.paraa.org.uk ruhul@paraa.org.uk

    About The Rainbow Collective
    www.rainbowcollective.co.uk /info@rainbowcollective.co.uk

    About Openvizor:
    www.openvizor.com / abbas@openvizor.com

    About LEEDO Street Children:
    www.facebook.com/leedo.org / helpstreetchildren4survive@gmail.com

    About Sajida Foundation:
    www.sajidafoundation.org / sajida@sajidafoundation.org

    The event is free and open to public.

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