Bangladeshi director Tahrima Khan Tonni's first documentary has been selected for the Marché du Film of Cannes Film Festival.
Her documentary titled "Munni" was nominated under the 'Showcase South Asia' category of the International Film Initiative, Festival de Cannes, said director Abu Shahed Emon, in his Facebook post.
The documentary displays the story of Munni, who once a victim of child marriage, becomes the protector for other teenage girls and the founder of the all-girls Sports Academy.
In the Marché du Film, Cannes Docs offers a dedicated venue and tailored programme of events for all feature documentary film professionals, filmmakers and industry's decision-makers.
The documentary is slated for screening on 7 July and 10 July.
Cannes Docs partners with a number of festivals and organisations from all over the world to showcase curated selections of docs in progress in their final stages.