Maryland — Nepal America Film Society has announced the dates for the 2023 annual Nepal America International Film Festival (NAIFF). The festival will take place in Maryland from Thursday, June 22 through Sunday, June 25, 2023.

The festival showcases all genres of films including feature lengths, documentaries, animations, experimental, and shorts from Nepal, South Asia, USA, and all around the world. As in previous years, films from the Global Peace Film Festival Florida will be screened in the Special Sidebar Section. Films from Washington DC, Maryland, and Virginia will be featured in the special DMV Close-up Section.

“Opening up a little bit after the pandemic with the hybrid model last year, we are hopeful and excited to entertain the festival visitors with a fully in-person line of exhibitions and events this year,” stated Yubakar Rajkarnikar, Festival Director.

The NAIFF 2022, which took place June 23–26, featured industry panels, conversations with filmmakers, and networking events online and in-person. 2023’s edition of the festival will also feature industry panels, critical conversations with filmmakers, and other events, which will be announced in the coming months.

NAIFF is an annual film festival organized by Nepal America Film Society Inc, a 501(c) (3) non-profit organization based in Maryland. Since 2017, the Film Festival has built a unique reputation as an emerging platform for filmmakers with Nepali backgrounds along with American filmmakers and filmmakers from the international diaspora.

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