Dhaka, Feb. 10 -- The 18th edition of 'Aamar Bhashar Cholocchitro 1425', a Bangla film festival dedicated to the Language Movement martyrs, kicked off in the city on Sunday.

Hosted by Dhaka University Film Society (DUFS), the six-day festival will screen a number of Bangla films at Teacher Students Center (TSC) Auditorium of Dhaka University till February 17.

Post, Telecommunications and Information Technology Minister Mostafa Jabbar inaugurated the event.

Speaking on the occasion the Minister said, "Film can be a powerful medium for spreading visionary ideas."

He lauded the effort of DUFS saying through the program they will be leaving something noteworthy for Bangla language.

Freedom fighter and director Nasir UddinYousuf Bacchu, w...