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Jaalgedi (The Curious Girl)

Nepal |  14min |  Khas with English subtitles 

4/21/18, 10:30 am
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Jaalgedi takes her family's animals, to pastures outside her remote village. However, the arrival of a white tourist sends shockwaves among the children of the village. The inquisitive little girl gets distracted from her responsibilities of a while - following the strange white man around the village - only to find a catastrophe has befallen because of her innocent curiosities.



Rajesh Prasad Khatri is a graduate of Literature and currently a primary school teacher in remote western mountains of Nepal. He has been active has a theatre actor and director since last 10 years. He has also worked as a production manager in a number of films, including The Black Hen (2015). Jalgedi is his debut short film, which was premiered at 22nd Busan International Film Festival.


Producers : Min Bahadur Bham, Catherin Dussart, Suman Nidhi Sharma, Nigam Bhandari, Rajesh Prasad Khatri

Production Company : Shooney Films, CDP, France, Cryptid Films

Director of Photography : Shishir Bishankhe

Sound : Bipin Sthapit

Editor : Kiran Shrestha

Story/Screenplay/Direction : Rajesh Prasad Khatri

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