The 11th annual Seattle South Asian Film Festival slated for October 14 to 23, 2016 will screen 23 feature films and 22 shorts from nine countries, plus feature a landmark community symposium about film censorship in South Asia
NAME OF FILM: KALO POTHI
DIRECTOR(S): Min Bahadur Bham
STARRING: Sukra Raj Rokaya , Benisha Hamal , Khadka Raj Nepali , Hansha Khadka , Jit Bahadur Malla
GENRE: Drama Film
SYNOPSIS: In 2001, in Muru, a district in north-west Nepal, a temporary ceasefire in the civil war allows the residents of a small Nepalese village to breathe a sigh of relief. Prakash and Kiran, two boys from different castes, become close friends as they search for a missing hen in the hope of selling its eggs.
Min Bahadur Bham’s award-winning film Kalo Pothi (The Black Hen) has been selected by a committee at the Film Development Board as Nepal’s official submission for the Best Foreign Language Film at the 2017 Academy Awards.