Bangladeshi short film ‘Bhoy-The Fear of Silence’ has won the ‘Best Short Film Award’ at the seventh edition of the ‘Delhi International Film Festival 2018’.
This 22-minute long short film was directed by young Bangladeshi Director Zuairijah Mou and it gained the award under the Cinema across the Border section.
The festival took place from October 14 to 18 in New Delhi, India.
“These festivals gather many directors and producers from different countries and build network among them. It’s a big achievement for me as a director,” Mou told journalists after being awarded.
The executive producer of the film was Mitul Ahmed while “Bhoy - The Fear of Silence” was inspired by Nabarun Bhattacharya’s story, “Mritodeho Dorshon.”
Raowan Sayema was the cinematographer and the film was edited by Chaitali Samadder when Hasan Jamil, Chandana Biswas, Raisuddin Mostofa Tarek and Nihar Likhan acted in different characters in the film.