15th International Children's Film Festival Bangladesh 2022

The Flowers of Roadside

পথফুল (Bengali)

Bangladesh | 18 min 23 sec | Drama | 2020 | Short Film (Live Action) | Bengali

'The Flowers of Roadside' is a tale of roadside kids who are fighting against hunger, malnutrition, pain, negligence, struggling to survive in a rough, insecure environment and ins-n-outs of their daily life.

Original Language

ক্ষুধা, পুষ্টিহীনতা আর অবহেলার মাঝে বেড়ে ওঠা একদল পথশিশুর দুরন্তপনা, হাসি-কান্না আর এই বৈরি পরিবেশে টিকে থাকার লড়াই এবং নিরাপত্তাহীনতার আবর্তে সেই দল থেকে ঝড়ে পড়া এক শিশুর গল্প 'দ্য ফ্লাওয়ার্স অব রোডসাইড'!

Mr. Mahfuzz Nazim Mapple

Mahfuzz Nazim Mapple is a Bangladeshi independent Filmmaker and Animator. He sees this world with a deep sense of touch, he sees the existence of various stories flowing at different levels of nature and social life. He wants to bring all these in terms of humanity and art in the language of his film.

Filmography: The Flowers Of Roadside (2020), The Break Of Life (2020), Rickshaw (2021)

Screening Schedule

  • 8 Mar
    02:00 PM - 04:00 PM

    Bangladesh Film Archive

    F-5, Agargaon Administritive Area, Shere Bangla Nagar, Dhaka 1207

Credits and Casts

Director
Mahfuzz Nazim Mapple
Story
Mahfuzz Nazim Mapple
Script/Screenplay
Mahfuzz Nazim Mapple
Editor
Mahfuzz Nazim Mapple
Producer
Mahfuzz Nazim Mapple
Cinematographer
Picklu Neel
Leading Casts
Farouk, Shakhi

Exhibition & Award History

Official Selection at Dhaka International Film Festival 2021,



Official selection at Nepal International Film Festival 2021,

Official selection at Bangladesh Short and Documentary Film Festival 2021

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Official selection at Pune Short Film Festival 2021,



Official selection at Goa Short Film Festival 2021,



Official selection at Kerala Short Film Festival 2021,

Official selection at Shadow Off-off Film Festival 2020 South Korea 🇰🇷), 



Official selection at 29th Festival Internacional de Cinema Ambiental e Direitos Humanos 2021 (São Paulo, Brazil 🇧🇷)

Official selection at Festival Internacional de Cinema Socioambiental 2021 (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil 🇧🇷),

Semi Finalist at FESTIVAL DEL CINEMA DI CEFALU 2021 (Italy 🇮🇹 ),

Semi Finalist at LELOUN International Film Festival 2020 (Syria 🇸🇾),

Semi Finalist at Jharkhand International Film Festival 2020 (India 🇮🇳),

Finalist at HANNA International Film Festival 2021, ( pennsylvania, USA🇺🇸)

Award Winner at Indo American International Film Festival 2021,

Finalist at Great Asian World Cinema International Film Festival 2021,

Official selection at Bharat International film Festival 2021,

Official selection at Maharashtra International film Festival 2021,

Official selection at Indian Panorama International Film Festival 2021,

Official selection at Pentaomnia Cinema Festival 2021.