Nepali documentary honoured in the US

Tuesday, July 24th, 2018 | | EntertainmentLife Style

Director of the documentary Nepal Earthquake: Heroes, Survivors and Miracles, Ganesh Pandey, was felicitated by New Jersey City Council in the United States during a function held in New York to screen the documentary.

The 45-minute long documentary tells the stories of the survivors of the 2015 earthquakes.

The film has so far garnered over 17 awards internationally.

The film’s unprecedented run started off with two wins at Kathmandu International Mountain Film Festival 2015 (KIMFF). The documentary bagged awards for Best Documentary under Nepal Panorama section and Public Choice Award at the festival.

The documentary narrates the stories of nine lucky survivors who barely escaped death during the 2015 quakes. Produced by Sharada Gaire, under the banner of Samrat Movies, and edited by Kumar Shah, the film features live scenes of the chaos in the immediate aftermath of the quakes and how lucky some survivors were to escape death.