Nepali documentary Bhagyale Bachekaharu wins Best Documentary Award in US

KATHMANDU — A Nepali documentary, Bhagyale Bachekaharu-Nepal Earthquakes: Heroes, Survivors and Miracles, has won the prestigious 3rd Marietta International Film Festival, at Marietta City of Georgia State in USA on Sunday.

Film director Ganesh Pandey was quoted as saying to Executive Director of Marietta International Film Festival, Dr Richard Tavernaro in a statement issued Monday that the Bhagyale Bachekaharu had won the Best Documentary Award under International category.

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Honorary Nepali Tourism Representative Raja Ghale accepted the award on behalf of Bhagyale Bachekaharu team, according to Pandey.

The the 45-minute long documentary has been garnering acclaim in various international film festivals after its world premiere in 2015 Kathmandu International Mountain Film Festival,according to the statement.