4th Nepal International Film Festival – Finalists announced

The organizers of the Nepal International Film Festival announced the programme for this year. The festival will take place from May 6th – 10th, 2021, in Kathmandu, Nepal.

World Panorama | Feature Films
Cohabitation by Lauren Barker – United States
Dictioary by Bratya Basu – India
In My Dream by Murat Ceri – Turkey
Quota by Amudhavanan P. India
Surdine by Rodrigo Areias – Portugal
Tell me who I am by Sergio Basso – Nepal
The Voyage by Christy Shelton Fernando – Sri Lanka
Time by Ricky Ko – Hong Kong, China
Wu Hai by Zhou Ziyang – China

Docs @ NIFF | Documentary Films
A World Without by Xin Liu – Canada
Collecting Time by Christos Sagias – Greece
Hae Shin by Matthew Root – South Korea
My Journey to Everest by Hernán Leal, Thomas Hardy – Chile
Nepal’s Child Brides by Shehzad Hammed Ahmad – Singapore
Our Love by Valeriya Golovina – New Zealand
Over the Barriers by Banu Ramazanova – Kazakhstan
Return to the Lost Eden by Adriano Zecca – Switzerland
Seeking New Paths by Paivi Kapiainen-Heiskanen – Finland
Sherpas Speak by Richard Else – UK
The Khe Sanh Peace Garden by Tinh Mahoney – Vietnam

Pandemic Film Exhibit
2020 by Andrea Dayan – Italy
Civil Soldiers by Ganesh Pandey – Nepal
Lockdown by Paul London, Tracy Moberly – USA
Monkey Enters Lanka by Saie Surendra – UK
Quarantine Time by Fran Estévez – Spain
Stage Zero by Angel Hernández Suarez – Spain
The Meat by Tathagata Ghosh – India
Untouchable by Pi Chengdong – China

Animated Short Films
Corona Man by Fran Estévez – India
Humanity by Vincenzo Lamagna – Italy
Renai Dance by Zhike Yang, Wenjie Wu, Han Chen Chang – USA
The Winter by Xin Li – Australia
Überfrog by Tuomas Kurtakko – Finland

Live Action Short Films
Accomplices by Rubén Guindo Nova – Spain
Basurero by Eileen Cabiling – Philippines
Beholden by Akshay Gouri – India
Blue Eyes by Peter Gould – UK
Clea by Philippe Robert – France
Do You Like Poetry? by Eduardo Matts – Brazil
God’s Daughter Dances by Sungbin Byun – South Korea
Gulp by Vijeendra Syam – India
In the Depth of Winter by Arindam Barooah – India
Lunch Break by Mayira Borhan – China
Maradona’s Legs by Firas Khoury – Germany
Receiver by Cavan Campbell – Canada
Reunion by Jing Zou – China
Round Time by Shahar Shamay – Israel
Stupid by Sebastián Torres – Mexico
The Flowers of Roadside by Mahfuzz Nazim Mapple – Bangladesh
The Menu for Tomorrow by Woody Kazuhiro Kiuchi – Japan
The Silence of the River by Francesca Canepa – Peru
The Visit by Azadeh Moussavi – Iran
Two Months by Nilmini Perera – Sri Lanka
Uncle Goose Waits For A Phone Call by Kw Lin – Singapore

National Short Films
A Scarecrow by Rajesh Prasad Khatri – Nepal
Ainaa by Krisha Chaulagain – Nepal
Bare Trees in the Mist by Rajan Kathet – Nepal
Dharso by Amrit Kauchha – Nepal
Home: An Ode to all Fathers by Prakash Jha – Nepal
Priest by Til Thapa Magar – Nepal
Samshaya by Ganesh Rawal – Nepal
Sold in Iraq by Deepak Subba – Nepal
The War After War by Rajesh Shrestha – Nepal

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Nepal International Film Festival (NIFF) is one of Nepal’s premier annual film and cultural events. Started in 2018, NIFF was founded to celebrate various forms of storytelling and narratives from all over the world.

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