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Mountains on the silver screen



Kathmandu International Mountain Film Festival (KIMFF) is back for its 10th year. This year, 62 films representing 28 countries will be screened in the competitive, non-competitive, and Nepal Panorama categories.

The festival will see the Nepal premiere of the much-awaited Soongava a dance of orchids. Top ten films from the Educating Nepal short film competition will also be featured in the festival, and all movies are eligible for Audience Award.

Besides the screenings, KIMFF will host talks on grassroots filmmaking, 'Know Your Himal' quiz, photo and alternative book exhibitions, and documentary and filmmaking workshops.

7 to 11 December, 11am to 5pm, Rastriya Sabha Griha, Nepal Tourism Board, Brikutimandap, (01)4440635/5542544

www.kimff.org

Selected schedule
7 December

NTB, The Art of Flight, 3.30pm.
City Hall, Khyi Rgan, 5pm

8 December
NTB, Bachelor Mountain, 10.30am; Snohulemannen
(The Snow Cave Man), 2.30pm
City Hall, The Andes Adventure, 1pm; Who Will Be A Gurkha, 5pm

9 December
NTB, Waking the Green Tiger, 10.30am; 'How relevant is Gurkha recruitment today?', 3pm
City Hall, The Sound of One Leg Dancing, 11am; Extinct, 1pm; Ertefae Omid (High Hopes, 3pm

10 December
NTB, 'Learning to Breathe 50 Years in the Mountains', 12.30pm;
Qui A Tue Natacha? (Who Killed Natacha?), 2.15pm; An Epic
Tale, 5.45pm
City Hall, 'Educating Nepal' Shorts Awards Ceremony, 10.30am; What happened on Pam Island, 12.30pm; "Know Your Himal" Quiz, 2.30pm; Mental Nord (Selection of Nordic short films), 4pm

11 December
NTB, Animation and shorts, 11am; Panel discussion on the challenges and relevance of grassroots filmmaking, 1pm; Eyes and Ears of God- Video Surveillance of Sudan, 3pm
City Hall, 1st Afghan Ski Challenge, 11.30am; Soongava, 3pm; Himalayan Gold Rush and Award Ceremony, 5.30pm



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(11 JAN 2013 - 17 JAN 2013)


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