TNFF 2011 Films

Forgive! Forget Not!

Forgive! Forget Not!

Forgive! Forget Not! is considered to be one of the landmarks in Nepali documentary filmmaking for successfully experimenting with the syntax and content of film form. Narrated by a Nepalese journalist Bhaikaji Ghimire, who was illegally detained (... Read More
In Search of the Riyal

In Search of the Riyal

In Search of the Riyal is the first documentary of Kesang Tseten’s trilogy on Nepali migrant workers in the Arabian Gulf. Nepal has become a pipeline of cheap labour for the Gulf, emptying villages of its young men, who set out to escape their... Read More
Pooja

Pooja

Pooja is a fiction film that takes place in a village nearby the city of Dharan in eastern Nepal. The film centres around two teenagers, Pooja who comes from a Thakuri clan and a boy who comes from a Rai clan. Pooja is never treated well by her... Read More
The Rat Hunters

The Rat Hunters

The Rat Hunters is a documentary film that reflects the lifestyle of rat hunting community from South Asia called “Mushahar.” The film follows a five daylong bamboo-trading journey on ancient oxen cart in Southern plains of Nepal bordering India.... Read More
The Struggle Within

The Struggle Within

The Struggle Within is a documentary that follows gay, lesbian, bi and transgender youths in Kathmandu as they prepare for Mr. Pink, an upcoming pageant. It follows the stories of the discrimination that the youth have faced whether it was in the... Read More
Sherpas

Sherpas The True Heroes of Mount Everest

Sherpas The True Heroes of Mount Everest focuses on the hired Sherpas of a Swiss Everest Expedition Team. Among the Sherpas is Dawa, who has accented the Everest summit thirteen times. The film heroically showcases the role of Sherpas who make it... Read More
In Three Years

In Three Years

In Three Years is an innovative documentary film that centres on the correspondence between Bikash and his father. Bikash is fourteen years old and lives with his two younger siblings, mother, grandmother and relatives in the suburbs of Kathmandu.... Read More
The Last Race

The Last Race

Set in the beautiful valley of Manang that borders Tibet, The Last Race explores the friendship between two boys, Karma and Lakpa. Thirteen-year-old Laka was left by his parents in Manang with a drunken uncle. His dream was to join his father in... Read More
Vhando

Vhando

Vhando is a fiction short that deals with the psychological representation of the poor Bhime, who in his course of work feels his identity to be nothing except the non-living pot.