TNFF 2010 Films

Bhedako Oon Jasto

Bhedako Oon Jasto (In Search of a Song)

A spontaneous visual documentation of an acclaimed journalist and two band members of Nepathya, a popular Nepali rock band as they trek the Himalayan region of Lantang to find the roots of a folk song called Bhedako Oon Jasto (literal translation:... Read More
Daughters of Everest

Daughters of Everest

The award-winning documentary follows the first-ever all Sherpa women expedition team as they leave behind their usual household chores to climb Mount Everest. It is truly a dramatic and inspiring story.
We Corner People

We Corner People

The award-winning film tells the story of a remote Tamang village that is getting a Swiss-funded trail bridge. Unfortunately the predominantly Buddhist village is rapidly converting into Christianity leading to complicated village politics.
A Stove, a Blouse and a Gun

A Stove, a Blouse and a Gun

Forty percent of the People’s Liberation Army, Maoist Party’s guerrilla outfit was comprised of women cadres. This compelling documentary reviews the people’s war from women's perspectives and explores reasons why many women joined the Maoist... Read More
Small Step

Small Step

This short animation is from a child’s perspective and is about pollution and advocates for a cleaner environment.
The Sari Soldiers

The Sari Soldiers

Filmed over three years during the most historic and pivotal time in Nepal’s modern history, the film is an extraordinary story of six women’s courageous efforts to shape Nepal’s future in the midst of an escalating civil war against Maoist... Read More
Sacrifice

Sacrifice

In this animation a young goat gets separated from his father when the butcher yanks him away. The short advocates animal rights.
Return to Nepal

Return to Nepal

The film follows Bruce Cockburn when he returns to Nepal after 20 years. The film reveals glimpses of the rural terrain of Nepal as Bruce plays his guitar, learns local tunes, finds spiritual wisdom, and learns about tactics for survival in the... Read More
A Silent Monsoon

Nabarasiyeko Jhari (A Silent Monsoon)

The film is based on the Badi community, of whose female members are born into sex trade workers. A mother struggles to keep her twelve-year-old daughter from the family trade. Filmed within a picturesque Nepali landscape, there are dark undertones... Read More
Malaamee (Funeral)

Malaamee (Funeral)

Conundrum occurs when the local miller in a rural village abruptly passes away and there are no able men to carry the deceased. The village is left with old men, children and women as the men have migrated away in search of work.