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Four documentaries in South Asian festival in Kathmandu

NEW DELHI: Four films from India will be screened as part of the Travelling Film South Asia programme in Kathmandu later this week.


The Indian films include Lalit Vachani’s The Salt Stories - Following Gandhi’s salt march in our time, which was the joint Winner of the Second Best Film Award at FSA ’09.


The other three Indian films are: Come to My Country: Journeys with Kabir and Friends by Shabnam Virmani; Saamam (The Music) by Ramachandran K which is a homage to Carnatic music and M D Ramanathan; and Out of Thin Air by Samreen Farooqui & Shabani Hassanwalia showing the high energy of Ladakhi cinema.


Films from Nepal , Pakistan , Bangladesh , Sri Lanka and Afghanistan will also be screened in the Festival from 16 to 18 July.


The festival is organised annually by Film South Asia, an organisation within Himal Southasian magazine, set up in 1997 when the first edition of the festival of Southasian documentaries was organised.
 

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