3rd IAWRT Nepal Film Fest and 4th Short Film tilt concluded

by IAWRT Nepal

The 3rd IAWRT Nepal International Women’s Film Festival & 4th IAWRT Nepal Short Film Competition were organized by IAWRT Nepal Chapter on 25th of November 2023 A.D (B.S 2080 Mangshir 9) at the hall of Film Development Board, Chabahil, Kathmandu. The event focused on the celebration of the talent, creativity, and resilience of women in the world of cinema.

The 3rd IAWRT Nepal International Women’s Film Festival is a testament to the richness of stories and the indomitable spirit of the women behind and in front of the camera. The event was organized on 25th November, the beginning day of the global 16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence, a key international moment to call for an end to violence against women and girls. The campaign is celebrated until 10th December every year.

Around 500 joined the event.

The event was inaugurated by lighting the Panas by the Chief Guest of the inaugural session Honorable Indira Rana Magar (Deputy Speaker of the House of Representatives of Nepal). This was followed by the Welcome Speech by IAWRT Nepal chapter head Ichchha Gurung.

The contributions made by the chapter founder and former chapter heads, Ms. Bandana Rana and Ms. Anupa Shrestha were acknowledged and Ms. Montessori Rajbhandari was announced as the honorary member while felicitating.