Tuesday, September 24, 2013

Sikkim premiere of Limbu film Keba-Kokma slated for 06 Oct

GANGTOK, 23 Sept: “Keba- Kokma”, a Limbu language feature film from Nepal, has been picked as an official selection at the Long Fiction Film at the 5th Baghdad International Film Festival (BIFF) 2013 being held in Baghdad from 08 to 10 October next month. The film has been selected along with ten other films from India, Turkey and Saudi Arabia in the category.
And before the film screens in Baghdad, Sikkim will be offered a chance to watch it as well. Keba-Kokma is slated for a Sikkim premiere on 06 October at Mannan Bhawan.
The film festival meanwhile, had received 750 submissions from 60 countries including India and has 6 official competitions, three forums and 2 exhibitions in which Keba-Kokma will also be screened.  Koba-Kokma means “The Dumb Mountain” in Limbu. The film has English subtitles.
The film is shot completely in rural Nepal with Limbu culture and tradition playing an important part in the film’s storyline. The film has already impressed cinegoers in Nepal, having bagged the public choice award at the Nepal Indigenous International Film Festival 2012.
The film has been made under the banner of Sehonamlang Films Pvt Ltd and has Prabin Pandhak, Sabin Tumbahangphe, Yassel Younghang, Surya Prakash Chemjong and Arjun Bega in lead roles and has been directed by Ran Bir Limbu.
The film has been written by Upendra Subba and produced by Indra Sundar Nembang. With Bimal Dhakal as cinematographer, the film has been edited by Nabin Niroula.

1 comment:

  1. I have been looking for this movie since i heard ...Can someone provide me the source.


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