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10th Israeli film festival

Isreal flim festivalThe Embassy of Israel in collaboration with Nepal Film Society (NFS) jointly organized the 10th Israeli Film Festival from 23-24 June 2016 at the Russian Culture Center, Kathmandu.
A special screening of the movie “Fill the Void” was screened amidst the inaugural on 22 June 2016. Mr.Ananda Prasad Pokharel, Minister for Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation had inaugurated the film festival.
Altogether six Israeli films were scheduled to be shown during the festival. All the films selected were winners of the Israeli Film Academy as well as highly prestigious International Film Awards. These films had been selected keeping in mind the Nepali aspect–filled with human emotions, culture–they portray day to day life of Israelis. Two of the films, ‘Gorkha’s Daughters in Israel’ and ‘Foreign Sister’, were based on the lives of foreign work migrants in Israel. The entrance for the films was made free. The people who had come to the film festival really enjoy the films.
Films like ‘Dolphin Boy’, ‘Fill the Void’ and ‘Band’s Visit’were shown on the first day and ‘Gorkha’s Daughters in Israel’, ‘Foreign Sister’ and ‘The Distance’ were shown on the second day.

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