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Lori

Short

Online, In-Person

2022
15
mins
Nepal
Drama
Nepali, English

A mother sings lullabies to her 12 year-old daughter in order to calm her down. But, when the lullabies end, their reality turns out to be much grimmer and more life-altering.

Special Jury Mention' - Cannes Film Festival
Screens with "In Search of Bengali Harlem"
4/15/23, 5:45 PM
Free with IMFF Badge
AFS Cinema
April 28th to May 1st
Free with IMFF Badge
Filmocracy

Abinash Bikram Shah is a National Award-winning writer/director based in Nepal. An alumnus of Locarno Filmmakers Academy, Berlinale Talents, and Asian Film Academy, he has written, directed, and produced short films that have participated and won at many International Film Festivals.

His most recent short film LORI (Melancholy of my Mother’s Lullabies) became the first Nepali film to be officially selected at Cannes Film Festival (2022), where it competed for Palme d’Or Short and was awarded a 'Special Jury Mention'. He has also written several feature films that have premiered in Berlin International Film Festival (2012) and Venice - International Film Critics Week (2015) and went on to become Nepal's Official Entry for the Oscars in Best Foreign Language Film section.

Abinash Bikram Shah

Director

Abinash Bikram Shah

Director:

Abinash Bikram Shah

Writer:

Abinash Bikram Shah

Editor:

Producer:

Cast:

Priti Jha, Sujita Sah, Ankita Yadav

Director of Photography:

Music:

Sound Design:

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