Although Nepali viewers weren’t impressed by the movie ‘HIghway’, film festivals have liked the movie. Now, the movie is selected for the 12th Osian’s-Cinefan competition – held among movies from Indian, Asian and Arab cinema. The festival is being held in New Delhi, India from 27 July, 2012.
There is high possibility that ‘Highway’ is the first Nepali movie to compete in the festival. The movie is screened in the Asian and Arab section competing with eleven other movies from
various Asian countries.
The movie made on a common problem in Nepal but relatively unheard-of topic in the foreign – Nepal Bandh. The movie portrays the hardship of a number of individual characters of diverse background.
The winner of the Best Film-Asian Arab Competition will be screened on August 5, 2012.
Highway was previously selected in Berlin Film Festival and it also received some reviews in international medias.