The award winning film, ‘Kalo Photi’ has become another victim of piracy. The movie was pirated in file sharing sites and was recently been live broadcasted in Facebook. The movie was appreciated by the Nepali viewers and was liked in various film festivals in different countries. The movie was pirated at the time the film team was planning to show the movie in different countries.
According to report, the movie was pirated through the Facebook page of Nepali TV UK. The director of the movie, Min Bahadur Bham had commented asking to stop the video. Now, the video is removed from the Facebook page. According to Bham, he is planning to recover the damage from the parties involved in the piracy of the movie.
Although the movie is removed from Facebook, it is still available in file sharing websites. I hope to share the movie as soon as the official version of the movie is released online. Let’s wait till then.
About ‘Kalo Pothi’
The movie ‘Kalo Pothi’ was featured in the 72nd Venice Film Festival and had won the Critics Week award. The movie is made on the story of two kids during the Maoist people’s war.
The movie was also sent to the Oscars to compete in the best Foreign Film category. The movie however couldn’t make it to the nomination.
The award winning journey of the film started with winning a grant for the script (script had won Rs. 5.5 million). Later, the movie was selected in various prestigious film festivals including Busan Film Festival and Venice Film Festival.
The movie features Sukra Raj Rokya, Khadka Raj Nepali, Jit Bahadur Malla, Hansha Khadka, Benisha Hamal, Bipin Karki and others. The script of the movie is written by Abinash Bikram Shah and Min Bahadur Bham.
The trailer of ‘Kalo Pothi’