Festival Program 2019

Opening Ceremony with Red Carpet | Film Goodbye Kathmandu
 AFI Silver Theatre and Cultural Center – American Film Institute, Silver Spring, Maryland

The opening ceremony will feature a Red Carpet Gala event with VIP Photo shoot and meet-and- greet. Helping us with initiating the festival are esteemed guests from various Embassies and Cultural organizations. ‘Goodbye Kathmndu’ directed by Nabin Subba, which is much awaited film to watch, will be the opening feature movie.The movie was premirerd Busina International Film , and has been praised in numerous reputed international film festivals. There will be brief introductions of the featured artists, filmmakers, community leaders, entrepreneurs, and everyone that has come out to show their support and interest.

Closing Ceremony with Red Carpet | Film In Search of National
AFI Silver Theatre and Cultural Center – American Film Institute, Silver Spring, Maryland

The film festival will close with a Red Carpet Gala Event and an Award Ceremony, followed by the closing film – In Search of Nationa ( Desh Khojdai Jaada) directed by Prakash Angdembe. The movie has participated in other reputed film festivals around the world. Movies selected by the deciding committee will be awarded; participating teams and their work will also be recognized as a part of the closing ceremony.

Film Screening at the Regal Hyattsville Royale Stadium 14,Hyattsville, Maryland

During the festival, we will organize film screening with Q&A and panel discussion. We will screen films from Nepal by the Nepali and non-Nepali filmmakers under the Nepal Panorama section. Films made in South Asia, America and other parts of the world will be screened under the International cinema section. We  also partner with the Global Peace Film Festival for Sidebar section.