Nepal-America Film Society (NAFS) is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization which works to bridge culture and knowledge through film. The Film Society was founded by a group of media professionals, filmmakers and film enthusiasts in America. It creates a platform for film culture by organizing film screening, festival, and conference and filmmaker exchange program.
The Film Society has announced the first Nepal-America International Film Festival-2017 (NAIFF) which takes place on 5-7 May 2017 in Washington DC metro area. The Festival showcases all genres of films including feature films, documentaries, animation, experimental, and short films.
The main objective of the Film Festival is to bridge Nepali and American culture through film. The festival has primarily focused films from Nepal made by the Nepali and Non-Nepali filmmakers under the Nepal section. Films made in South Asia, America and other parts of the world also will also be included and screened in the festival. In addition, discussions and workshops will be organized on various themes such as Nepali Diaspora and Film. Film screenings will be followed by Q&A with special guest or filmmaker based on availability. Films selected by juries will be awarded and the participated films will be recognized in the festival.
The festival will be organized in partnership with Nepali Diaspora organizations of America, film organizations, film festivals, and personals from Nepal, America and across the world. The festival also has aimed to establish as a platform for developing a film-culture of Nepali Diaspora in S America.
Therefore, the organization appeals you all to make it successful festival, and also request to the film makers from across the world along with Nepali and immigrant filmmakers. The address for submitting films is available on website and social media sites of the organization.
The additional information and progress of the film festival will be updating on the website and social sites. The organization also welcomes the feedback and suggestions to make the first Nepal-America International Film Festival successfully.
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