15 mins

Nepali with English Subtitles



Jaalgedi takes her family’s animals, like any other day, to pastures outside her remote village. However, the arrival of a white tourist sends shockwaves among the children of the village who have never seen a foreigner in their lives before. Like all her friends, the inquisitive little girl gets distracted from her responsibilities of a while - following the strange white man around the village - only to find a catastrophe has befallen because of her innocent curiosities.


Rajesh Prasad Khatri

Rajesh Prasad Khatri was born in Nepal on 1985, is a graduate of Literature and currently a primary school teacher in remote western mountains of Nepal. He has been active has a theatre actor and director since last 10 years. He has also worked as a production manager in a number of films, including The Black Hen (2015). Jalgedi is his debut short film, which was premiered at Busan International Film Festival as well as Berlinale Generation Kplus Competition.

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