Nepal Culture & Film Center

Canadian Film “Maudie” screened in Kathmandu

Kathmandu, With the motive to give a global recognition to the Nepali Movies and cultural diversification, Nepal Culture Film Center is planning a One Day Film Screening Program. To be held in Nepal Film Development Board’s hall on Baisakh 14, this program will have the involvement of different organizations.

On the occasion of “National Canadian Film Day”, Nepal Culture and Film Center is planning on screening a Canadian Film called “Maudie” directed by Aisling Walsh and produced by Mary Young Leckie, a true story of Nova Scotia painter Maud Lewis, who overcame the physical challenge of juvenile rheumatoid arthritis to become one of Canada’s best known and most loved folk artists.

On the same day, other films, which were the previous winners in the 1st Nepal Cultural International Film Festival, will also be screened. Some of those films include, Weaving the World (Best Jury Award Winner by Jill Coulon & Isabelle Dupuy Chavanat), Silver Bangle (Best Short Film Winner by Roshan Bikram Thakuri), and Durgamandu (Bestt Women Film Winner by Madhav Raj Kharel).

For those who have contributed immensely in the field of Entertainment, Culture, Tourism and Media, will be awarded in the program.

Reel Cananda, Canadian Mission, Power International Media Nepal (PIM Nepal), Film Development Board, Visit Nepal 2020, Nepal China Kailsh Culture Promotion Development Association, Gokarneshwor Municipality etc have co-operated to make this program a grand success.

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Canadian Film “Maudie” to be screened in Kathmandu

To mark ‘National Canadian Film Day’, ‘Maudie’—a Canadian Film is going to be screened at the premises of Nepal Culture Film Center in Kathmandu on April 27.  Hosted by Nepal Culture and Film Center, the main objective of the one-day film screening program is to give a global recognition to the movies and cultural diversification.

Directed by Aisling Walsh and produced by Mary Young Leckie, the movie is a based on true story of Nova Scotia painter Maud Lewis, who overcame the physical challenge of juvenile rheumatoid arthritis to become one of Canada’s best known and most loved folk artists.

On the same day, the winning films of the first Nepal Cultural International Film Festival including Weaving the World (Best Jury Award Winner by Jill Coulon & Isabelle Dupuy Chavanat), Silver Bangle (Best Short Film Winner by Roshan Bikram Thakuri), and Durgamandu (Bestt Women Film Winner by Madhav Raj Kharel) will also be screened.

Meanwhile, the people who have contributed immensely in the field of entertainment, culture, tourism and media, will also be awarded in the program as per the press statement released by Nepal Culture and Film Center.

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Canadian movie ‘Maudie’ to be screened today

Kathmandu, Apr. 27: ‘Maudie’, a Canadian film, is going to be screened here on Saturday.
Nepal Cultural Film Centre is screening the Canadian film with other films under its one-day film screening programme.
Santosh Subedi, chairman of Nepal Culture Film Centre, said that with partnership of Globally Concern Center for Climate Change, the film was being screening on the occasion of the National Canadian Film Day to give a global reconginsation to the Nepali movies and its cultural diversification.
Directed by Aisling Walsh and produced by Mary Young Leckie, “Maudie” is a true story of Nova Scotia, a painter who overcomes the physical challenges of juvenile rheumatoid arthritis to become the best known and most loved folk artists of Canada.
Weaving the World (best Jury award winner by Jill Coulon and Isabelle Dupuy Chavanat), Silver Bangle (best short film winner by Roshan Bikram Thakuri) and Durgamandu (best women film winner by Madhav Raj Kharel) will be screened on the occasion, said Subedi.

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कला क्षेत्रमा योगदान पुर्‍याउने व्यक्तिलाई सम्मान

काठमाडौँ — नेपाल कल्चर फिल्म सेन्टरले नेशनल क्यानेडियन फिल्म डेका अवसरमा नेपाली चलचित्र, संस्कृति, पत्रकारिता लगायतका क्षेत्रमा योगदान पुर्‍याउने विभिन्न व्यक्तिलाई सम्मान गरेको छ ।

चलचित्र विकास बोर्डले आयोजना गरेको कार्यक्रममा अभिनेत्री बसुन्धरा भुसाल, चलचित्र निर्देशक समाजकी अध्यक्ष सुचित्रा श्रेष्ठ, संस्कृतिविद् एवं राष्ट्रिय गानका रचयीता व्याकुल माइला, सांस्कृतिक अभियन्ता उर्मिला डंगोल, चलचित्र निर्देशक माधवराज खरेल, पत्रकार विजयरत्न तुलाधर, पत्रकार कमला जोशी, जीवन पराजुली, विनु श्रेष्ठ, पर्यटनकर्मी पिक शेर्पा लगायतलाई सम्मान गरिएको थियो ।
क्यानेडियन फिल्मको सय वर्ष पुरा भएको अवसरमा क्यानेडियनहरुले राष्ट्रिय चलचित्र दिवश मनाइरहेका छन् । कार्यक्रममा क्यानेडियन फिल्म माउडी का प्रदर्शन गरिएको थियो ।

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Nepal Canada Relations in a New Height thru Film

On the occasion, Nepal Culture and Film Center felicitated people from various field. The Certificate of Honor was offered to Basundhara Bhusal, leading Nepali cine artiste. The composer of National Anthem Mr. Pradip Kumar Rai (Byakul Maila) was also honored on the occasion. Various journalists, tourism activists and people form entertainment industry were honored and appreciated on the occasion. 

Mr. Santosh Subedi, president of Nepal Culture and Film Center was the chair of the event and he thanked all for their support and encouragement to make this event successful. He further said that the program of this nature should be regularly organized which enhances bilateral relations and nurtures people to people relations.

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2nd Nepal Cultural International Film Festival (NCIFF)

Nepal Culture and FilmCentre (NCFC)has decided to organize the 2nd Nepal Cultural International Film Festival (NCIFF) in Toronto, Canada on 20-22 December 2019. It is an annual festival that started in 2018.The information about organizing 2nd Nepal Cultural International Film Festival (NCIFF) 2019 was released during this Press Conference held at Nepal Tourism Board (NTB) in Bhrikutimandap, Kathmandu.
The Government of Nepal has declared the year 2020 as “Visit Nepal 2020” with the goal of attracting international tourists to the country. The Film Festival being held in Canada marries perfectly with the vision of the government and will have a signiëcant contribution in creating awareness about Nepal and Nepalese Culture in Canada. This event also helps attract producers, directors and cinematographers to the beautiful landscape of Nepal which in the long run will help establish Nepal as a popular Shooting Destination for international film makers and hence our motto ‘Cine-tourism for Culture’ will be justified. The event will also help establish and build international relations via cultural ex-change.

Apart from this, the festival has some of the most famous, award-winning filmmakers from around the world screening their films at the festival. These movies are the benchmark for what a good film should be – entertaining, clean, hugely inspiring and packed with moral values!
The estimated audience during the screenings is over 2,000 in 5days.

1st Nepal Cultural International Film Festival

The 1st Nepal Cultural International Film Festival (NCIFF) is the biggest film festival in Nepal and also an international film festival for all ages. Focusing on all age groups the NCIFF will bring an interest to the whole country. The festival will be held in Kathmandu and will showcase full and short-length features, experimental films including fiction animations and documentaries, from around the world.

The purpose of the 1st NCIFF is to encourage young talent in filmmaking and to promote children and teen films that are meaningful and inspirational across the world. The festival has some of the most famous, award-winning filmmakers from around the world screening their films at the festival. These movies are the benchmark for what a good film should be: entertaining, clean, hugely inspiring and packed with moral values! NCIFF will also help Nepal with gathering some global exposure which it lacks.

During the festival we will showcase Nepalese films and foreign films made in Nepal so that we may help to promote Nepal as an international filming destination. Starting from November 2018, The Nepal Culture and Film Center (NCFC) aims to repeat itself every year in the same month, and establish a national as well as a global presence. NCFC’s consistency will be vital in establishing a film culture in the country, which is the foremost goal of NCIFF! The official openings date and location will be published on a later day.

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100th National Canadian Film Day Celebration

Kathmandu: Nepal Culture Film Center (NCFC) organized a program in Kathmandu on 27th April, 2019 and screened Canadian film titled ‘MAUDIE.Nepal Culture and Film Center felicitated people from various field.

The Certificate of Honor was offered by the chief guest of the program Chairman of Film Development Board Mr. Keshab Bhattarai to Basundhara Bhusal, leading Nepali cine artiste. The composer of National Anthem Mr. Pradip Kumar Rai (Byakul Maila) most senior film journalist Mr. Bijay Ratna Tuladhar n another film journalist Jiwan Parajuli and cultural expert Ms. Urmila Dangol, tourism entrepreneurs Renchen Sherpa also honored on the occasion. Some other Various journalists, tourism activists and people form entertainment industry were honored and appreciated on the occasion.

Mr. Santosh Subedi, president of Nepal Culture and Film Center was the chair of the event and he thanked all for their support and encouragement to make this event successful. He further said that the program of this nature should be regularly organized which enhances bilateral relations and nurtures people to people relations.