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My Bicycle

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My Bicycle
Directed byAung Rakhine
Produced byRubaiyat Hossain
Ashique Mostafa
Screenplay byAung Rakhine
Edited byShamsul Arefin

My Bicycle is the debut film of independent filmmaker Aung Rakhine. It is the first indigenous community's language film in Bangladesh. Set in a typical peri-urban tribal village focusing on the struggle of a family to sustain it's livelihood through a new trade carrying passengers in a bicycle, "My Bicycle" is a subtle representation of Bangladesh's most marginalized ethnic population.

Plot[edit | edit source]

When Kamal returns to his remote hillside village by bicycle, his son is happy to have his father back, but his empty hands make his wifw anxious. However, Kamal decides to not return to the city even though jobs are scarce in the village. He then invent himself a trade. He offers to carry villagers from place to place on his bicycle.

Festival[edit | edit source]

Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival[1]
Silver Akbuzat Ethnic Cinema Festival[2]
Skabmagovat Film Festival
Göteborg Film Festival
Zanzibar International Film Festival[3]

Award[edit | edit source]

Best Screenplay Award at Silver Akbuzat Ethnic Cinema Festival[4]

References[edit | edit source]

  1. "Tallin Black Nights Film Festival". Retrieved 2 January 2018.
  2. "Silver Akbuzat Ethnic Cinema Festival". Retrieved 2 January 2018.
  3. "My Bicycle in ZIFF". Retrieved 6 January 2018.
  4. "Best Screenplay Award". Retrieved 1 January 2018.

External links[edit | edit source]

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