Film Southasia

Death and education at a film festival

Film Southasia 2019 provided a glimpse of what Southasia is thinking, feeling, and creating.

| Jan 21, 2020

Documenting Southasia

Film Southasia continues to be a vibrant forum for discussing problems that cut across national borders.

| Jan 21, 2020

Found and lost

Castaway Man uses Dor Bahadur Bista’s life and work to explore Nepali society

| Jan 11, 2016

In the shadow of Shanta’s absence

A conversation with filmmakers in Kathmandu

| Dec 11, 2015

A road well travelled

COLUMN: Yirmiyan Arthur Yhome’s documentary captures a personal journey through a complex landscape.

| Nov 30, 2015

A glimpse of hardship

COLUMN: Three documentaries offer moving and intimate portraits of the rural poor.

| Nov 21, 2015

Goodbye documentary, hello non-fiction

The director of Kathmandu's Film South Asia festival of documentaries looks back at the history of documentary films, maps evolving trends in the genre, reflects on the emergence of a substantial body of viewers for …

| Nov 01, 2003

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