MFA student, international award-winning film director, discusses Nepal film industry

The 2020 short film, Song of Clouds, produced and directed by UWM Cinematic Arts MFA student Ankit Poudel, was screened at international festivals including Sundance Film Festival, ShortFest Palm Springs International Film Festival, DokuFest, Kyiv IFF Molodist, Raindance Film Festival, and Atlanta Film Festival. 2020 awards include Best Art Film in Asolo Art Film Festival, Bronze Remi award at WorldFest Houston, Grand Prix at Split Film Festival, and honorable mention at Lima Alterna Festival Internacional de Cine.

Also a winner at the 2020 Kathmandu International Mountain Film Festival (Kimff), Poudel discussed the film industry in his native Nepal last month with news website onlinekhabar.

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