In a short films festival, Ekadeshma Film Festival, 16 new Nepali films are going to premier. The detailed program schedule of the film festival was unveiled in a press meet held in Kathmandu on Sunday.
The film festival organized by Underground Talkies starts on September 27 and runs through September 29, 2013 in QFX Kumari, Kamalpokhari. In the festival, 26 Nepali and foreign films are going to be featured in three main categories – Nepali Section (Phoolko Mala), Manhattan Section (Hirako Mala), and Student Section (Sunko Mala) in QFX Kumari and Sarbanam Theater. The winner of Nepali Section winner will be awarded Rs. 30,000 cash prize and free post production facilities. The winner of Student Section will receive Rs. 20,000 in cash prize. The selection of the winner will be based on the votes of the viewers of the movies.
In addition to the films, talk programs and meetings with film personalities will also be organized in the festival. Films from Belgium, France, New Zealand, USa, Australia, UAE, Spain, Finland, Ireland, and England will be featured in the festival.
In the Sunday’s press meet, trailer of Nepali films ‘Chokhaune’ and ‘Naakphuli’ were also released.