Korean Film Festival begins in Dhaka
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A three-day festival of Korean films was inaugurated on 2 November in Dhaka, Bangladesh by State Minister of Cultural Affairs K M Khalid and the Korean Ambassador to Bangladesh Lee Jang-keun.
The festival began with the screening of the acclaimed film 'Escape from Mogadishu' directed by Ryu Seung-wan.
The film is based on real-life events during the Somali Civil War when the embassies of North and South Korea resorted to humanity and compassion to flee the country.
The film was selected as the South Korean entry for Best International Feature Film at the 94th Academy Awards.
The festivities began with a two-minute silence in memory of those killed in Seoul during a recent Halloween event.
The five films shown at the festival depict the life and history of Korea and its people.
A large number of students and young people came to participate in the film festival enthusiastically.
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