Chinese film festival in town
KATHMANDU: Movie enthusiasts in Kathmandu keep getting opportunities to view the movie-making business from different parts of the world all thanks to the various movie festivals organised from time to time.
This time around they have a chance to know what movies are like in China with the Chinese Film Festival being organised by the Embassy of the People’s Republic of China and World Cultural Net (WCN) to mark the 90th anniversary of the founding of the Communist Party of China from July 5 to 7. At the three-day festival viewers will get to see different aspect of life in China through the five movies being screened at the event.
The festival will open with the screening of The Founding of the Republic which represents the major historical event of China. While other movies to be screened include The Dream of Jinsha and Walking to School — based on the experiences and feelings of school children — Bodyguards and Assassins which deals with the political revolution and After Shock that has the storyline of nature’s disaster like earthquake.
All the five films are being screened at the Kumari Hall, Kamal Pokhari while the tickets are available at WCN in X Block 5th floor of Kathmandu Plaza. The tickets are free of cost. However, audiences should reach the venue 30 minutes before the screening time.