‘Kalo Pothi’ Bags Best Film Award at 72nd Venice International Film Festival

KATHMANDU, SEP 12: ‘Kalo Pothi – The Black Hen’ has been successful in bagging the Best Film award at the 72nd Venice International Film Critics’ Week in Italy. The film written and directed by Min Bahadur Bham is also the first ever Nepalese feature film to premiere at this prestigious film festival.

The film starring Khadka Raj Nepali, Sukra Raj Rokaya, Jit Bahadur Malla, Hansha Khadka, Benisha Hamal, Nanda Prashad Khatri, Bipin Karki and Pravin Khatiwada is set in early 2000s and tells the story of two friends who set out on a journey to find their missing hen during the civil war period. The film produced by Anna Katchko, Tsering Rhitar Sherpa, Min Bahadur Bham, Debaki Rai and Anup Thapa has been also selected to be screened at Busan Film Festival in S. Korea next month. The film would also be travelling to many other international film festivals in Switzerland, Tokyo, Goa and more before its release in Nepal.

Watch the teaser of the film below and let us know what you think about it.


Neeraj Pun (NEO)

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