KATHMANDU, Dec 9: On its third day, Kathmandu International Mountain Film Festival (KIMFF) drew a good crowd for Nepali films, shared Basanta Thapa, Chair of KIMFF. Bansulli (The Flute), Rizwan (Guardian of a Paradise), Hari and Extinct were some of the films screened today.
“The festival is going well. It’s meeting our expectation,” said Thapa. A panel discussion on Gurkhas was the highlight of the day. Moderated by Dr Suresh Dhakal and accompanied by panel members, Fatik Thapa, former Member of the Parliament and Jhalak Subedi, writer, the discussion went well, stated Thapa.
On Monday, the top 10 winners of the nationwide short film competition ‘Educating Nepal’ is scheduled to be announced at 10:30 in the morning in City Hall, Bhrikutimandap. The top three winners of the five minute film will also be awarded in the same ceremony. Another interesting event for the day will be a quiz by Kunda Dixit titled ‘Know Your Himal’ where audiences can learn interesting facts and also win on the spot prizes.
For schedules and timings, log onto www.kimff.org
TODAY at KIMFF!
‘Educating Nepal’ Shorts
We Are in the Field (27:30) - Dir: Gabriel Diamond
Greetings from the Sar Mountain (15 mins) – Dir: Erik Fusco
What happened in Palm Island (30 mins) – Dir: Eliza Kubarska
Know Your Himal Quiz with Kunda Dixit
Mental Nord (Selection of Nordic Short Films - PG)
Perkele (18 mins) – Dir: Arto Tuohimaa
Sportsugan (The Lodge) (13 mins) – Dir: Gunilla Heilborn
Out of Place (1 min) – Dir: Ellen-Astri Lundby
45 CM (23 mins) – Dir: Annete K. Olesen
Scen NR: 6882 Ur Mitt Liv (9 mins) – Dir: Ruben Ostlund
Smafuglar (2 Birds) (15 mins) – Dir: Runar Runarsson
United We Stand (10 mins) – Dir: Hans Petter Moland
Living Like a Common Man (65 mins) – Dir: Sanderien Verstappen, Mario Rutten and Isabelle Maka