Jaalgedi

Jaalgedi

Nepal

2018

15 mins

Nepali with English Subtitles

Short

Synopsis

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.

Director

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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