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The Ice Cream Sellers: A Film Screening & Discussion with Director Sohel Rahman

April 11, 2023

Foster Hall 103

Ice Cream Sellers (75”) tells the story of two little siblings and the genocide survivors of the Rohingya community who fled from Myanmar into Bangladesh after a brutal genocide.
Sohel Rahman is an award winning filmmaker, writer, and producer based in Lisbon, Portugal. His films have been screened internationally in various film festivals and universities around the world. Sohel received the best feature documentary film award from South Asian Film Festival of Montreal, Canada in 2021, and from Taster South Asian Film Festival, Seattle in 2021 for his film The Ice Cream Sellers 75” (2021). He also received the best film award from Lusofona University, Lisbon in 2015 for his film A Passagem (2014). In the same year, he won the Special Jury Award at the Encontros International Cinema de Vienna Film Festival in Portugal.
This event will be moderated by Professor Rochona Majumdar of the Department of South Asian Languages and Civilizations.
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