KATHMANDU: “Films have one language. They can transcend boundaries and allows people to communicate and understand each other,” said Cam Haynes, director of the Canadian Programming and Outreach, at a press meet organised on January 23 prior to the commencement of the three-day Canadian Film Festival. “It is an opportunity to also understand Nepali filmmaking,” he added.
POA Educational Foundation and Toronto International Film Festival Group (TIFFG)- one of the world's largest Film Festival Organization, proudly presents its first ever 'Canadian Film Festival' in Nepal. The proceeds earned through donations at the screenings will be handed over to Pashupati Vhrida Ashram.
This photo feature of Canadian Film Festival was publised in the Kantipur Newspaper
Kathmandu – The first Canadian film festival began in Kathmandu on Tuesday. Movies are screening at Kumari Cinema in Kamal Pokhari.
The festival organized by Toronto International Film Festival Group includes three Canadian Movies. The amount earned to be donated to Pusapati Bridha Ashram.
The temperature is low, but the spirits of moviegoers are high as more film festivals continue to hit town, the latest being the three-day Canadian Film Festival that will be held at Kumari Hall from January 23 to 25. This batch will be the latest films from Canada since KIMFF's feature of Banff Mountain Film Festival films. The films that will be screening are Saint Ralph, A Simple Curve and La Neuvaine.
A 3-day first ever Canadian Film Festival will be held from January 23 to 25 at Kumari Hall, with the aim of strengthening relations between Nepal and Canada and to provide opportunities for Nepali Film Entrepreneurs to partner with Toronto International Film Festival Group (TIFFG), one of the world’s largest film festival companies.
Toronto – Film Circuit, a division of the Toronto International Film Festival Group, tours four Canadian films with guests to Mumbai, India and for the first time to Kathmandu, Nepal, beginning January 18. The films are Aubrey Nealon’s A SIMPLE CURVE, Sarah Polley’s AWAY FROM HER, Bernard ?mond’s LA NEUVAINE, and Michael McGowan’s SAINT RALPH. Guests include Film Circuit Director and founder Cam Haynes, and the Honourable Dalton McGuinty, Premier of Ontario, who will present a special screening of AWAY FROM HER on January 18 in Mumbai with Bollywood star Rahul Bose. Director Aubrey Nealon (A SIMPLE CURVE) and actor Shauna MacDonald (SAINT RALPH) will also attend screenings of their films.