During these uncertain and unprecedented times of Covid-19 global pandemic and prolonged lockdowns, the Kathmandu International Mountain Film Festival (kimff) invites you to view online a selection of the best of Nepali non-fiction and short films screened at previous editions of the festival.

Our third slot of films comprises Boy Across my Window, Children of the Snow land, I Can, Rowing Against the Flow and Tirkha that were screened at previous kimff festivals. Check back regularly with us as we add more films for viewing on our website and Facebook page.

Please Note: We would like to thank Filmmakers for providing us with the link to their films. The link is only available for 2 weeks expiring on 5th June. Please feel free to share links to fellow filmmakers or anyone who you might think would be interested to watch. We will be adding more films in weeks to come.

Nepal Panorama and International Competition


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Boy Across my Window

kimff 2015
Dir. Kesang Tseten | 14 min

A boy's life on a terrace, as he sweeps, waters plants, washes clothes, and walks over to the edge of the terrace to looks at boys at play.

Video password: 22dec2015

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I Can

kimff 2017
Dir. Sajana Shrestha | 5 min

The earthquake of April 2015 nearly took Ramesh Khatri's and has left him with a disability. But since then, he has inspiringly found a new passion and a new purpose in life.

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Rowing Against the Flow

kimff 2017
Dir. Belmaya Nepali | 4 min

This short film follows the lives of Dalit women in Pokhara, who are among only about 30 women (as compared to 250 men) who row boats commercially on Phewa Lake.....

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Tirkha

kimff 2018
Dir. Bhabasagar Ghimire | 4 min

A water crisis still prevents many children from attending schools in remote villages of Nepal. Tirkha tells the story of a Nepali village girl, Preeti, who has to juggle her desire to join a school and her daily task of fetching water for the family from far away.

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