In this short film 18 year old, Ms. Mabia Akhter Shimanto has broken down barriers by choosing to participate in the sport of weightlifting and becoming the first gold medalist winner in Bangladesh and the South Asian region. This film shows that girls can achieve anything when they have the same opportunities as boys, and get proper support from the family and society.

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About the filmmaker

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Novera Hasan Nikkon is a student of Fine Arts at Jagannath University, Dhaka . To date, she has worked on 5 films as an associate director and screen writer.


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Aguan-Sun Behind the Horizon

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