Dhaka International Film Festival
|No. of films||13|
Dhaka International Film Festival (DIFF) is a biennial film festival held in Dhaka, Bangladesh. Established in 1992, the festival was initially organized on annual basis, but became a biennial event since 1995. DIFF is one of the most prestigious film events in Bangladesh, dedicated to introduce the mainstream global cinema to the local film makers as well as to promote healthy cine culture within Bangladesh. The festival was founded by the Rainbow Film Society, which has, as of 2012, organized 12 editions of the event bringing international recognition to it.
The festival authority chooses and invites Asian and Australian films to participate in different sections. The sections are:
- Cinema of the World
- Women Filmmakers
- Children’s Film
- Short and Independent
- Spiritual Films
The festival is devoted to feature films only. Documentary and short films may only be included in Women Filmmaker, Short and Independent, Spiritual Films and in other special sections where it is deemed fit. A five-member independent international jury board adjudicate the Asian competition section. The international jury committee select one Best Film, Best Director, Best Actor, Best Actress, Best Script and Best Cinematographer. These awards consist of a crest and certificate. The Best Film award carries a cash prize of Tk 100,000. 
The following is a listing of all Dhaka International Film Awards ceremonies since 1992.
|Ceremony||Date||Best Film||Best Director||Notes||Sources|
|1st Dhaka International Film Festival||1992|
|2nd Dhaka International Film Festival||1993|
|3rd Dhaka International Film Festival||1994|
|4th Dhaka International Film Festival||1995|
|5th Dhaka International Film Festival||1997|
|6th Dhaka International Film Festival||January 28, 2000||Padadaya
|7th Dhaka International Film Festival||2002|
|8th Dhaka International Film Festival||2004|
|9th Dhaka International Film Festival||January 17-25, 2006||screened 200 films of 30 countries, including Bangladesh|||
|10th Dhaka International Film Festival||2008||screened 100 films from 30 countries|||
|11th Dhaka International Film Festival||January 14-22, 2010||screened 193 films from 66 countries, including Bangladesh|
|12th Dhaka International Film Festival||January 12-20, 2012|||
|13th Dhaka International Film Festival||January 10-18, 2014||no awards||Parviz Shahbazi for Trapped||screened 150 films from 50 countries including the first film in entire Chakma language, Mor Thengari|||
|14th Dhaka International Film Festival||2016||will screen approximately 150 films, with participation from approximately 50 countries|||
- Kolkata International Film Festival
- Hyderabad Bengali Film Festival
- National Film Awards (Bangladesh)
- Meril Prothom Alo Awards
- Babisas Award
- Ifad Film Club Award
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