Dhaka Stories Documentary Series

Dhaka Stories Documentary Series

4 Episodes

These short documentaries were made during the first SDI documentary workshop in Dhaka, organized by the British Council and the Bangladesh Documentary Council.

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Dhaka Stories Documentary Series
  • Dhaka Stories: Bitter Lemon

    Episode 1

    Experience the point of view of a traffic policeman as he complains how the people of Dhaka have made breaking the rules a habit.

    Countries: United Kingdom

    Languages: Bengali

    Cast:

    Crew:
    Nazmun Nakeb as Director
    SM Aminul Islam as Producer

  • Dhaka Stories: My Dream

    Episode 2

    Sumon makes a decent living as a disabled beggar. He doesn’t just keep it for himself though. He has a dream.

    Countries: United Kingdom

    Languages: Bengali

    Cast:

    Crew:
    Md. Rezwan Ali Khan as Director

  • Dhaka Stories: Waiting for Godot

    Episode 3

    Day Labourers in Dhaka come to terms with the effects of not getting a job.

    Countries: United Kingdom

    Languages: Bengali

    Cast:

    Crew:
    Md. Arifur Rahman as Director
    Md. Mahmudul Hoque as Producer

  • Dhaka Stories: Calling Home

    Episode 4

    Abdul Aziz rides the rickshaw day in day out to afford an education for his daughter.

    Countries: United Kingdom

    Languages: Bengali

    Cast:

    Crew:
    Shadman Alvi as Director