Audience Guideline: 

The 23rd Dhaka International Film Festival’ (DIFF) will be held in Dhaka from 11 to 19 January 2025. The festival has been organized on a regular basis by Rainbow Film Society, which has been dedicated to the promotion of a healthy cine culture in Bangladesh and in celebrating the global mainstream in film and its social relevance since 1977.

Information about the numbers of films and countries will be updated at December 31 2024. 23rd will have a competition for “Asian Cinema Competition Section”, “Retrospective”, “Wide Angle”, “Bangladesh Panorama Section”, “Cinema of the World Section”, “Children Films Section”, “Women Filmmakers Section”, “Short and Independent Films Section” and “Spiritual Films Section”.

All the film screenings will be held at the Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy, Bangladesh National Museum Auditorium, Alliance Francaise de Dhaka. 

All the film screening will be held at:

1.National Museum Auditorium (The main auditorium & Sufia Kamal Auditorium):

a) At 10.30 am, 01,00 pm and 03.00 pm, 05.00 pm, 07.00 pm- All audience will get free entry to watch movies with the first come first seat basis.           (Seating Capacity is Limited)

2. Alliance Francaise de Dhaka

a) At 10.30 am, 01,00 pm and 03.00 pm, 05.00 pm, 07.00 pm- All audience will get free entry to watch movies with the first come first seat basis.             (Seating Capacity is Limited)

3. Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy:

a) At 10.30 am, 01,00 pm and 03.00 pm, 05.00 pm- All audience will get free entry to watch movies with the first come first seat basis.                              (Seating Capacity is Limited)

Please start rescheduling now if you are interested to join. We welcome you and want you to attend all our screenings and events.

The Main Auditorium

National Museum Auditorium

At 10.30am, 1pm and 3pm- All students will get free entry to watch movies, with their institutional ID cards.

For the general audience, from 10.30 am to 7.00pm the entry tickets cost- TK 50 each screening.

Auditorium

Alliance Francaise de Dhaka

From 10.30 am to 7.00pm all the screenings are free.

Seating capacity: First come, first serve basis.

Jatio Chitrashala Auditorium

Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy

From 10.30 am to 5.00pm all the screenings are free.

Seating capacity: First come, first serve basis.

Jatio Chitrashala Auditorium

Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy

From 10.30am, Children’s shows will start. All the children will have free entrance with their parents.

From 10.30 am to 5.00pm all the screenings are free.

Seating capacity: First come, first serve basis.