TELEVISION

Muhr AsiaAfrica Feature
Bangladesh / 2012 / Bengali dialogue with English subtitles / Colour / DCP / 106 minutes

Winner of Muhr AsiaAfrica / Feature /Special Mention : Mostofa Sarwar Farooki (Producer)

Synopsis

Using religious grounds, Chairman Amin bans every kind of image in his village in rural Bangladesh. The ban on television, and even mobile phones, proves a challenge for the community, particularly its younger members. The Chairman is faced with revolt and the town becomes bitterly divided. A stirring reflection on modernity and tradition in the age of mass media, TELEVISION uses humour, romance and drama to deliver a powerful message.

Genre

Comedy, Drama, Family, Romance, Social

Cast & Credits

12+

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