Our Story

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lopinavir ritonavir ficha tecnica Extreme sports, adventure, religion, or distinct cultural practices, human beings relate with mountains in a myriad of ways. In a world whose character and landscapes are rapidly changing, our relationship with mountains is only getting broader, subtler, and more intricate. The growing diversity and complexity of this relationship is what Kathmandu International Mountain Film Festival (KIMFF) seeks to explore.

azithromycin pack What started off as an biennial festival with attendance of likeminded film and adventure enthusiasts in 2000 until 2006. Since then, the festival has become an annual event and has grown into a world-class film festival that presents quality films and exposes local audiences to current trends in global independent cinema. KIMFF recognises film as a powerful medium for sharing ideas and inspiring positive change in the world. We have nurtured a generation of filmmakers exploring and documenting a broad range of social issues to present an authentic picture of contemporary Nepal.

Himal Association

Over the years the association has played a key role

lopinavir/ritonavir Himal Association is a not-for-profit organization based in Kathmandu working consistently in the fields of journalism, communications, publishing, education, film festivals, and other related activities since its establishment in 1990. Its primary focus has been to make Nepal a more intellectual, a more knowledgeable society, conscious of various local, national and international issues that surround it through a variety of activities. From 1994 it got into publishing books in both English and Nepali language about socially relevant topics.

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KIMFF Organizing Committee (KOC)


Basanta Thapa

Chairperson

He is an author and publisher. He has been the executive head of Himal Association since 1998. He was a former editor of Himal bimonthly and a former columnist for Himal Khabarpatrika, the Nepali fortnightly.

Ramyata Limbu

Festival Director and member of KOC

She has co-produced the independent documentary “Daughters of Everest” and “The Sari Soldiers”, a documentary feature that follows six Nepali women on the forefront of the Maoist conflict in Nepal.

Deepak Thapa

Member

He is the author of “Kingdom under Siege” and the Director of Social Science Baha, the first and only privately funded research library in Nepal.

Mohan Mainali

Member

He is a journalist and documentary filmmaker whose works include the acclaimed film”The Living of Jogimara”.

Tashi Jangbu Sherpa

Member

He is a tourism entrepreneur and conservationist, and a former president of the Nepal Mountaineering Association.

Ian Wall

Member

He was a member of the Kendal Mountain Film Festival organising committee in 1980, he has been involved with KIMFF since 2005 and contributed to KIMFF becoming a member of the International Film Alliance. He now lives in Nepal and runs his own trekking agency.

Sapana Shakya

Member

She is an independent filmmaker and Media Director of the Centre of Asian American Media (CAAM) in San Francisco, aspires to bring stories from diverse perspectives to the public media sphere.

Sangeeta Lama

Member

She is a Nepali journalist. She is associated with Sankalpa, the Women’s Alliance for Peace, and, Working Woman Journalist (WWJ) – an organization committed to strengthening the role of women in Nepal’s media. She has a special interest in gender issues.

Subina Shrestha

Member

She is correspondent at Al Jazeera English, also works as a freelancer filmmaker and video journalist.