Lineup announces: Opening film WHITE SUN

Nepal America Film Society (NAFS), a 501(c) non-profit organization, is proud to present the first ever Nepal America International Film Festival (NAIFF) from May 5th through May 7th 2017. The phenomenal film festival is taking place at Hoff Theater – Stamp Student Union – University of Maryland – College Park, AFI Silver Theatre and Cultural Center – American Film Institute, Silver Spring, and Horizon Cinemas Beltway Plaza, Nottingham, MD.
The festival will commence with a Red Carpet VIP Gala event followed by the Premiere of the internationally acclaimed film – WHITE SUN (Seto Surya) directed by Deepak Rauniyar. The movie has won several accolades in Venice International Film Festival, Singapore International Film Festival, and Palm Springs International Film Festival, and has been praised in numerous reputed international film festivals. The closing of the festival will also feature a Red Carpet VIP Gala event followed by
screening of the film BLACK HEN (Kalo Pothi) – directed by Min Bahadir Bham. The film, in Venice Film Festival, won the Critics Week award and has participated in other reputed film festivals around the world. BLACK HEN was also selected for the Foreign-Language Category at Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (The Oscars). This year the film festival will showcase 20 feature length, shorts and documentaries from Nepal and around the world.
The Film Society strongly believes that cinema represents the most powerful medium for portraying diverse stories of the various communities around the world. Cinema provides a unique opportunity to understand the cultural diversity and connects the world – without
the barrier of language.

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