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Tuesday, May 11, 2010

Aparna Sen's The Japanese Wife - US Premiere on May 23, 2010

The much awaited film, "The Japanese Wife" directed by award winning director Aparna Sen will premiere in Maryland on May 23rd, 2010.

Databazaar Media Ventures who have acquired the US rights of The Japanese Wife is also planning to screen this film in selected cities all across the US and Canada.

The film will also be screened in Miami on the 22nd and arrangements are being made to screen it in San Fransisco in June.

Bengali organizations , all over the US have stepped up their efforts to ensure that record audiences see this masterpiece by Aparna Sen.

" It has been our endeavor for quite sometime now to create a market for Bengali films in the US," said Oney Seal Founding Director and Chairman of Databazaar Media Ventures, which is the media arm of, the largest internet retailer of computer consumables. "The Japanese wife is our second release. Our first film was Dwando."

Seal stated that Bengalis and mainstream Americans will have the unique opportunity to watch quality Bengali films (all subtitled in English) at least once a month in the US. DMV is also making the films they acquire, available through 19, 000 retail outlets all across the US, including Netflix, iTunes, Amazon, Blockbuster, Best Buy and Target.

DMV announced that the forthcoming releases are, Ekti Tarar Khonje, Jodi Ek Din and Angshumaner Chhobi.