Exchange Europe- Nepal leading to women involvement in filmmaking
We are delighted to participate in this exchange in the context of the Nepal European virtual film festival, which is organised by the Delegation of the European Union to Nepal.
With the moderation by Nunnu Karppinen, Nepali filmmakers Sampada Malla and Ramyata Limbu will exchange with European counterparts Biljana Tutorov, producer and founder of Circle Women's Doc Accelerator and Alexia Muiños Ruiz (film director and representative of EWA Network) and Marie Vermeiren, director of Elles Tournent Film Festival.
Kathmandu, 5th Sept: The Delegation of the European Union to Nepal presents the Nepal European Union Virtual Film Festival 2021 (NEUFF 2021) on the virtual streaming platform Festival Scope. Now into its 10th edition, the NEUFF brings 15 award-winning titles plus 24 other films from 14 European countries to the Nepalese audience from 17 September to 25 September.
“Despite the hardships that have come with the pandemic leading cultural activities to come to a standstill, we keep promoting cultural exchanges and fusion between Nepal and the European Union through the online screening of some of the best European and Nepali films,” said Mr. Stephane Maicon, Charge d’ Affairs at the Delegation of the European Union to Nepal.
The festival proposes 11 European award winning titles, two of which will be subtitled into Nepali, and three award winning long Nepali feature :‘Bulbul’ directed by Binod Poudel, ‘Aama Khando’ directed by Dhondup Tsering and ‘Sarita’ directed by Sergio Basso. Similarly, the environmental film from India, ‘I Cannot Give You My Forest’ directed by Nandan Saxena and Kavita Bahl received the National Film Award for best agriculture film.