Tenth iteration of Nepal Human Rights International Film Festival startsThe four-day festival will screen a total of 64 films from 25 different countries.
Following a two-year online commemoration, the tenth edition of Nepal Human Rights Film Festival started Sunday. With the theme of climate change, this year’s festival will screen more than 64 films from across 25 different countries out of the 2,500 films submitted.
Sunday’s opening ceremony of the four-day festival was inaugurated by Top Bahadur Magar, chairperson of Nepal’s Human Rights Commission at the Nepal Tourism Board. Shanta Nepali’s ‘Climbing Temperatures’ was screened as the opening film. While Deepak Rauniyar’s ‘Four Night’ will be the closing film on Wednesday.
Jury members– Abinash Bikram Shahi from Nepal, Anirban Bhattacharya from India, Oshra Sohwartz Reim from Israel, and Su Lee Dilber from Korea will be judging the films for the total of five categories— Best Documentary (Nepal), Best Documentary (International), Best Fiction (Nepal), Best Fiction (International), Best Woman Filmmaker (overall).
The films are being screened simultaneously at Nepal Tourism Board and Reporters Club. Entry is free for all.
What: Nepal Human Rights International Flim Festival
Where: Nepal Tourism Board, Hall 1 ( 11am - 6pm) Reporter’s Club, Hall 2
When: Dec 18- 21Contact: 01-4786486