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LAAZ THE SHAME

Short Film

SYNOPSIS

Laaz (The Shame) is a satirical story. Bhagwaray has been recently freed from bonded labour in the plains of western Nepal. Amidst government’s historic decision to abolish bonded labour, the lack of an effective government program to help the freed labourers’ transition to the ‘free’ society, and the disputes among the contesting local political parties, Bhagwaray has difficulty finding a fabric to sew his underwear.

ABOUT THE FILM

Genre: Short

Country: Nepal

Runtime: 20 Mins

Director: Sushan Prajapati
Sushan Prajapati is a graduate of College of Film Studies in Nepal with degree in Motion Picture Photography. He began his career as a cinematographer. His work was in feature films like Karkash, Apabaad, and Shanguro. Laaz is his directorial debut.

Language(s): Nepali and Tharu

Subtitles: English

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