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HEROES, SURVIVORS AND MIRACLES (BHAGYA LE BACHEKA HARU)

Nepal Panorama

SYNOPSIS

Bhagyale Bachekaharu (Nepal Earthquake: Heroes, survivors, and Miracles) is the story of several individuals who miraculously survived the devastating earthquake. It also features interviews of Armed Police Force Inspector Laxman Basnet who rescued people; Nepal Army’s Deepak Rai and Bikas KC, who rescued a four-month-old baby; and National Poet Laureate Madhav Prasad Ghimire who survived both the 1934 and 2015 earthquakes. The film is a historical document that vividly portrays the picture of the devastating situation in Nepal caused by the earthquake and its physical and psychological impact on the Nepalese people.

 

ABOUT THE FILM

Genre: Documentary

Country: Nepal

Runtime: 50 min

Director: Ganesh Pandey
Mr. Ganesh Panday is a broadcast journalist and a filmmaker based in Kathmandu. Bhagyale Bachekaharu (Nepal Earthquake: Heroes, Survivors and Miracles) bagged the Best Documentary Award and Public Choice Award at Kathmandu International Mountain Film Festival (KIMFF) in 2015. His other documentaries include The Last Message, The Resurrected, and The Brave Sister.

Language(s): Nepali

Subtitles: English

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