Director : Surbhi Dewan / 34:15 mins / India / 2018
DAUGHTER OF NEPAL
India / 34:15 / 2018/ English, Nepali
Direction Surbhi Dewan Editing Surbhi Dewn DoP Saptarshi Roy Composing Shikhar Prasad Animation Gayane Bagdasaryan
Synopsis: Daughter of Nepal is a poetic look at a rarely seen side of a revolutionary movement. It is the story of Manushi Yami Bhattarai, the unassuming daughter of two formidable political leaders of Nepal. As her parents prepared to go underground for the Peoples’ War in the mid-1990, nine-year-old Manushi was sent across the border to live under an assumed identity.
Director’s Bio: Surbhi is an independent filmmaker based in New Delhi, India. She recently co-produced, A Thin Wall, a feature length documentary on personal narratives from the time of partition and directed an award-winning short documentary called Puppy Love. She is also a co-founder and creative producer at Painted Tree Pictures, a Delhi-based media production company. Her other films are Tales from a Walled City and Time Will Tell.