Kathmandu, Oct 31: ‘Halkara’, a feature film that tells the story of the social dimension of foreign employment in Nepal through a postman, has been selected in the 9th edition of the Asian Film Festival in the USA.
This film represented Nepal in the ‘International Feature Film’ genre under the 96th edition of Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (Oscar Award).
Bikram Sapkota, the film director, informed that ‘Halkara’ has been selected in the competitive section under the Festival to be organized in Culver City, Los Angeles of the USA from November 8 to December 3.
“We are excited to announce that our film has been nominated for the Award. Two shows are planned. We are inspired by the review that our unique story got in the international film festival,” said Sapkota.
Artistes Mahesh Tripathi, Binita Thapa Magar and Deepak Chhetri, among others, have acted in the film.