This week, the only new release is a documentary ‘Who Will Be a Gurkha ‘ (or, in Nepali ‘Ko Banchha Lahure’). The documentary is made on the recruitment of new cadets in the British Gurkha Camp in Pokhara. The documentary film made by Kesan Gseten was selected in various film festivals and it was also the winners in some of them.
‘Who Will Be a Gurkha’ is jointly produced by Shunyata Films Production and Gongaju Films. There aren’t any central characters and it features interviews and details on the cadets who want to get recruited in the British Army.
The Kathmandu International Mountain Film Festival (KIMFF) 2012 is being organized from December 7 to December 11, 2012 in City Hall (Rastriya Sabha Griha) / Nepal Tourism Board. The festival will showcase more than 60 films from 28 countries in the world. The films include documentaries, fiction, short-films, animation, and experimental films. The event features interactive discussions, photography and alternative book exhibitions, and documentary workshop.
The ticket price of the festival is Rs. 50 per scree
ning (students pay half the price at Rs. 25 per screening). The tickets are available at the venue. One of the attraction of the festival is the Nepal premier of the first lesbian Nepali movie ‘Soongava: dance of the orchids’ by Subarna Thapa.