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Terms and Conditions

Please read these Terms and Conditions carefully before you submit your film. By submitting your film into competition in the DHAKA INTERNATIONAL CULTURAL FILM FESTIVAL (DICFF), you acknowledge and agree that you shall be bound by the terms of these Terms and Conditions.
DICFF is open to any film regardless of its content, subject, or origin. Submitting your film to the DICFF is not a guarantee of selection. All the official selection, nominees and the winners will be listed on our website permanently. All the winning films will receive a certificate and trophy . Please note that we do not offer application of fee waivers. We treat every filmmaker equally.


Films made in languages other than English must have English subtitles otherwise they will be summarily rejected.


The film submitted to the DICFF for a particular month can be re-submitted at any time for a second chance, considering that we have different judges' panels for each season.


A director / producer may submit more than one film in a category and more than one category at a time.

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All filmmakers understand and accept that if their film is accepted for presentation and screening at the film festival, they grant full and unrestricted permission for DICFF to screen the film/video at times of the festivals choice and to charge an admission fee for the presentation of the digital video program. The Filmmaker understands and accepts that they do not participate in receiving any funds from the Box-office proceeds which are fully retained by the festival to help cover the overall cost of the festival presentation. It should be noted for the record that box-office proceeds never cover the cost of presentation of the Features and Short Film Programs. The filmmaker releases the festival (DICFF) from any and all liability for damages or destruction of the entered DCP. The Filmmaker understands that the entered DCP will be retained in a secure facility by the festival, and every effort will be taken to protect and control the viewing of this production. The festival assumes no liability whatsoever for theft, copyright violations or piracy of the entry. The Filmmaker accepts and understands that the festival will do everything possible to present the video in the best possible manner but the festival (DICFF) is not responsible for any and all malfunctions during the presentation of the production at its festival screening. We use Professional Pioneer International playback systems, all formats and all regions. All entries are carefully pre-screened prior to the public showing to assure that the DCP does perform to industry Standards. The Festival (DICFF) assumes no responsibility for any technical difficulties in the presentation of this video at the actual event.
The Film Festival (DICFF) reserves the complete right to make changes in the program dates and times and to possibly not screen the video, despite its being selected for screening.