Name : Ahmed Abidur Razzaque Khan

Date and place of Birth: January 2, 1968, Bangladesh

Contact: Email:,,

Cell: + 66- 846719735 (Thailand)

Education: PhD Candidate, Human Rights & Peace Studies Program, Mahidol University, Thailand.

Diploma: EIUC (European- Inter University Centre for Human Rights and Democratization) Summer School on Cinema and Human Rights, Venice, Italy, 2007.


As a film society activist and parallel cinema movement organizer, I was involved building  platform of parallel film makers called the ‘Bangladesh Short Film Forum’ in the early 80’s. I was also an actor and critic in Bangladesh in parallel films. As a career journalist, I interviewed film makers at home and abroad and contributed in the national newspaper and webgine as a critic. I just completed a documentary film on cross coastal trafficking, economic migration and lack of human security entitled, ‘The Dreaming Vendors(original title…Ebong Shaupno Jatree)’. As a part of the EIUC summer school on Cinema and Human Rights follow up activities, I organized the first traveling human rights film festival in Thailand, the Move Media Rights Festival in Thailand in 2009.

2011: Votes Echoing Hope: A Documentary on Afghan Parliamentary Election 2010, Duration: 25 mins

2010: The Dreaming Vendors [original title:…Ebong Shaupno Jatree], Duration: 50.30 mins

Language: Bangla, English & Thai

2009: Organized first human rights film festival ( in Thailand from

29April-7May, 2009.

2008: Participated in ‘Cinema without Borders Project’ from 26 to 30 March, in Amsterdam, the Netherlands for training of organizing first human rights film festival in Thailand.

Production coordinator, The SEARCH project, South East Asia Regional Cooperation

in Human Development (SEARCH), a CIDA funded project, documentary film.

2007: Specialized diploma on Cinema and Human Rights organized by EIUC (European- Inter University Centre for Human Rights and Democratization) in Venice, Italy.

2001-2002: Script writer of documentary film as a researcher of the first national private

terrestrial TV channel ‘Ekushey Television Limited’ in Bangladesh.

1985-2001: Organizer and active leader of cultural movement in Bangladesh including

organizing short film festivals and other film festivals.