Producer Tareque Masud
Cinematography Mishuk Munier
|Director Tareque Masud
Release date 1999
Based on Bangladesh Liberation War
Directors Tareque Masud, Catherine Masud
Initial DVD release March 25, 2012 (Bangladesh)
Similar movies Tareque Masud and Catherine Masud directed Words of Freedom and Muktir Gaan
Muktir Kotha (Bengali: মুক্তির কথা, Words of Freedom) is a 1999 Bangladeshi drama film directed by Tareque Masud and Catherine Masud. Muktir Kotha follows a group of young men and women began traversing the far corner of Bangladesh projectionists from 1996-1999, showing Muktir Gaan, a documentary on the 1971 Bangladesh Liberation War. The film screenings prompted ordinary villagers to share their own stories of wartime suffering and resistance. Often the projection space would be spontaneously transformed into a folk concert. Through these interactions with village audiences, the young projectionist came to 'relearn' the wider history of the Liberation War, and the continuing struggle of ordinary people for a more just and democratic society.
Muktir Katha is a film about the liberation struggle of 1971. The film is an archive of the ways in which ordinary people fell victim to genocide, rape and other atrocities. The struggle still ranging in the countryside, and struggle for a more just and democratic society. The combined footage shot used in the film was taken from American film maker Lear Levin.
The DVD of Muktir Kotha was released on 25 March 2012 by Laser Vision. It is thought to be the first interactive DVD in Bangladesh.
ReferencesMuktir Kotha Wikipedia
Muktir Kotha IMDb