Gaun Aayeko Bato selected for Toronto International Film Festival

Gaun Aayeko Bato

Kathmandu, August 11

Gaun Aayeko Bato (A Road to A Village), directed by Nabin Subba, will be screened at the Toronto International Film Festival which is being held from September 7-17 in Canada.

Subba’s movie portrays how conflict makes inroads into the relationship between a father and his son after a road track is opened in their village.

Set against the social backdrop of the indigenous Rai community, the movie features artists like Dayahang Rai, Pashupati Rai, Prasana Rai, Keshav Rai, Sumitra Rai, Raj Thapa and Prem Subba among others.

Mahesh Rai and director Subba have jointly written the script of the movie in has been shot by international cinematographer Josh Herum.

Along with Gaun Aayeko Bato, Mountain Queen: The Summits of Lhakpa Sherpa has also been selected for the festival.

During a press meet organised recently to inform about the selection, Subba said that this selection had not only increased the visibility of Nepali movies worldwide, it had also further enhanced its authentic international representation.

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