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To accompany the screenings of director Abdullah Mohammad Saad’s latest film Rehana Maryam Noor screening under AFA’s Releases banner, AFA will have two special screenings of his debut feature film, Live from Dhaka (2016) on 19 March & 17 April 2022.
Director: Abdullah Mohammad Saad
Runtime: 91 minutes
Language: Bengali with English subtitles
Rating: NC16 (Coarse Language)
BEST PERFORMANCE (Mostafa Monwar) Singapore International Film Festival 2016
Sazzad, a stock trader in bustling Dhaka, loses all his money when the market crashes. Struggling to find work due to his disability, his life takes a downturn. Surrounded by loan sharks, an unhappy girlfriend and a drug addict brother, he desperately longs to escape to another country, only to have the walls close in on him even more.
A debut feature by independent filmmaker Abdullah Mohammad Saad (Rehana Maryam Noor), the grainy black-and-white cinematography of Live From Dhaka—partly informed by a humble production budget—alludes to the starkness of the working class milieu in the Bangladeshi capital.
Do note that Oldham Theatre does not play ads and screenings will start promptly. Arrive early so as not to disrupt the screenings. All patrons are encouraged to purchase your tickets online to be able to secure a seat. Seats are limited due to social distancing regulations. If you choose to purchase tickets or merchandise at Oldham Theatre’s box office, cashless payment is preferred.
Measures will be taken to ensure the health and safety of all patrons at Oldham Theatre. This includes wearing a mask at all times for both staff and patrons, TraceTogether logging and observance of social distancing around the theatre. Doors will open 20 minutes before showtime, so arrive early to register and find a seat.
Concession tickets apply to Students (Local & Overseas), Full-time National Servicemen (NSF), Senior Citizens (55 years and above) only.
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