Directed by Deepak Rauniyar

Nepali Cinema, San Francisco Screening / Nepal / 2012 / Narrative / 80 mins / Nepali with English subtitles / West Coast Premiere

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Set against the backdrop of the new culture of bandhs (general strikes) that frequently immobilize post-conflict Nepal, Highway explores five different relationship stories that become intertwined during an ill-fated bus journey from eastern Nepal to the capital, Kathmandu. While the passengers – each of whom urgently needs to be somewhere else – await a resolution to the combustible strike that is blocking the only passable road, the film explores the psychological and spiritual bandhs that many Nepalese contend with.

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Variety Club Preview Room
May 17, 2013 9:15 pm