Akhi and Her Friends (Ankhi O Tar Bondhura)
Location: Bartos Screening Room
With director Moshedul Islam in person
Presented in collaboration with the Consulate General of Bangladesh
Dir. Morshedul Islam. 2017, 114 mins. Digital projection. In Bengali with English subtitles. With Jahin Nawar Huq Isha, Ananya Samayel, Juarria Ahmed Prattasha, Suborna Mustafa. A visually impaired high school girl, Akhi, leaves school because her teachers are uncooperative. She befriends a boy, Titu, who discovers Akhi’s acute sense of hearing and helps her become an excellent cricket player, in this moving film by the acclaimed director Morshedul Islam.
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