Bangladeshi girl Purna Shiropa wins Judges Award for Excellence
“Real Teens” Festival, New York.
Attention to Purna Shiropa
Children Film Director
The judges met this past weekend and your documentary Our Boat is Our Address has been awarded the Judges Award for excellence. Congratulations!!!
It will be pleasure to give Shiropa her award in person on November 7th.in NY.
Purna Shiropa. Self Portrait.
Our festival is for teens, 13 – 19 years of age. Your documentary is so good that the judges felt you deserved recognition. That’s why you won the Judges Award. No one your age has ever won the Judges Award at Reel Teens. You should be very proud of yourself.
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Jazz Night at Ronnie Scott’s
Zoe Rahman and Arun Ghosh at UK’s most famous Jazz Club
A celebration of British Jazz to mark the 50th anniversary of Ronnie Scott’s Jazz Club features an exciting double bill of British-Bangali musicians Zoe Rahman andArun Ghosh.
Mercury-nominated pianist Zoe Rahman (with Gene Calderazzo on drums and Davide Mantovani on bass plus special guest Idris Rahman on clarinet) will be playing music from her recent “Live” trio album alongside music from her Bengali-influenced “Where Rivers Meet” cd.
Clarinetist Arun Ghosh’s Indo-Jazz Sextet, who recently performed at Brick Lane’s Baishaki Mela, will be playing tracks from his critically-acclaimed album “Northern Namaste”. His band features Kishon Khan on piano; Idris Rahman on saxophone; Nilesh Gulhane on tabla; Dr Das on bass; and Pat Illingworth on drums.