By A Staff Reporter,Kathmandu, Mar. 17: The 6th edition of Nepal International Film Festival (NIFF) kicked off on Thursday amid a ceremony organised at QFX Hall at Civil Mall in Kathmandu.
The five-day film festival jointly inaugurated by artistes including Basundhara Bhusal, Bhuwan KC and others.
The festival began with the screening of Chari directed by Kerin Sharma.
This year, the films selected for the festival will be screened in the four QFX cinema halls of the Kathmandu Valley. Accordingly, the films selected for the festival will be screened at Chhaya Centre and Civil Mall in Kathmandu, Labim Mall in Lalitpur and QFX Hall in Bhaktapur.
According to the organiser, 95 films from 35 countries have been selected from over 500 entries from 55 countries for the festival.
There will be competitions of features, shorts, and documentary films in both national and international categories while 14 awards will be presented to the winners, informed the organiser.
The festival, which is being held under the slogan ‘Celebrating narratives from around the world’, will conclude on March 20.