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Canadian Film “Maudie” to be screened in Kathmandu

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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