Thursday Feb 22, 2024
Thursday Feb 22, 2024

'Co-husband' bags awards in Japan & Canada


Nepalnews
RSS
2023 May 02, 10:53, Kathmandu
Image Source: www.eadarsha.com/Google

'Co-husband', a documentary about the fraternal polyandry system in Nepal, has clinched awards in Japan and Canada simultaneously.

The documentary directed by Ganesh Pandey received a bronze award carrying a purse of USD 1,000 in the 5th Meihodo International Youth Visual Media Festival held at Kyushu in Japan.

There were altogether 3,533 submissions from 122 countries at the Festival.

Director Pandey also received USD 100,000 under the Film Funding title in the same film festival. He is supposed to spend the amount for his next documentary project.

Similarly, the 35-minute long documentary got the best award in the Gateway International Film Festival organized in Ontario in Canada, informed director Pandey.

"It is a matter of pride that a Nepali documentary won such a huge cash prize. It is not only a matter of happiness for me but also for Nepal and all Nepalis," remarked Pandey.

Pandey had spent around two months in the Humla district to shoot the documentary. "The award has given a sense of reward and recognition for spending tough two months in Humla while making the documentary," he gushed.

---

READ ALSO:

Co-Husband bags awards Japan Canada documentary fraternal polyandry system nepal Film Festival
Nepal's First Online News Portal
Published by Nepalnews Pvt Ltd
Editor: Raju Silwal
Information Department Registration No. 1505 / 076-77

Contact

KMC-02, UttarDhoka,
Lazimpat, Nepal

Newsroom
+977–01–4445751 / 4445754

E-mail
[email protected] [email protected]

Terms of Use Disclaimer
© NepalNews. 2021 All rights reserved. | Nepal's First News Portal