Women Film Festival next weekThe first edition of IAWRT Women Film Festival will take place at the Nepal Tourism Board in the Capital on April 10.
The first edition of IAWRT Women Film Festival will take place at the Nepal Tourism Board in the Capital on April 10. The fest will be organised by the International Association of Women in Radio and Television (IAWRT), an organisation formed by professional women working in electronic and allied media with a mission to strengthen initiatives towards ensuring women’s views, values and advance the impact of women in media.
“The main purpose of this event is to motivate women filmmakers and acknowledge their work, expose the prevalent cultural practices, exchange human values, and promote local tourism,” the organisers said in a statement.
The fest will feature documentaries, animated films, and short films—namely, Walking By, Harikatha Prasanga, Ghar Studio Hai, Memory of a Heart, Velvet Revolution, One soundphiles Capsule, Butte Jama, Radio Melamchi—all of which are directed by Asian women filmmakers.