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Face in The Millions

Face in The Millions

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In Bangladesh, more than 200 youths have sacrificed their lives in recent years to protest the autocratic, repressive governing of the country. Monwar Hossain is one of them; he is also the subject of Face in the Millions. Hossain lived in Dhaka. His favorite TV program was MacGyver. He was unable to attend school because of his severe poverty, but he wrote many poems about his dreams and his determination to end the suffering of his family members. He was killed during anti-government demonstrations in October of 1990. Face in the Millions is the first film director Raju has made; it was created with a video camera on the streets during turbulent and violent times, and it captures anger and hunger for freedom. Asks Raju of the death of Hossain: “Will his sacrifice be fruitful? Will the situation in Bangladesh be changed? Or is it that only the windows in the skyscrapers have been broken?”
Original title মিছিলের মুখ

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