Adit Dewan Seed Awards recipient

Adit Dewan Profile
Bizu in City


  • Indigenous rights


  • Artistic Research
  • Film


  • Bangladesh

Adit Dewan is a Bangladesh-based filmmaker and programmer. He holds a BS & MS in Zoology from Dhaka University, Bangladesh, and an MA in Film Studies from Jadavpur University, India. As part of the Chakma indigenous community, his filmmaking and curatorial journey is focused on the indigenous themes and people of the Chittagong Hill Tract (CHT). In 2014, he co-founded the Hill Film Festival which highlights films that are made in the indigenous languages of the CHT and other parts of the country. Adit is the current director of the festival and has produced 4 short films and one feature film.

5th Hill Film Festival