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Ktm International Mountain Film Festival to begin from Dec.8


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2022 Dec 06, 19:58, Kathmandu
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The 20th edition of the Kathmandu International Mountain Film Festival (KIMFF) is going to begin on December 8 this year.

The Himal Association is organizing the event that will take place in City Hall and Nepal Tourism Board in Kathmandu simultaneously.

The annual festival will see a special screening of an Indian film 'Matto ki Saikil' while 'Bagh ko Bangara' will be shown in the inaugural.

The slogan for the 20th edition of KIMFF is 'Sustainable Summits', according to the press statement issued by the organizer. Festival director Ramyata Limbu shared that the slogan was determined to acknowledge the challenges brought by climate change and the environmental crisis for mountain climbing.

Over 60 films from various 30 countries will be shown during the festival which will run through December 12. Over 20 national and international filmmakers will participate in the event and will interact with the audiences in sideline events.

KIMFF has been organized since 2000. Films made on mountains, mountain people, their cultures, and environmental issues among others are shown in the festival.

Among the films shown during the Festival, three films will be awarded. The first prize carries a purse of Rs 200,000, the second prize Rs 150,000, and the third one Rs 100,000, the organizers said. 

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