English | Dzongkha Sunday, February 7, 2016

The lone film distributor’s woes

The lone film distributor’s woes-

It has not been even four months since Bhutan’s first film distributor Druk Films started screening Bhutanese films and they are already finding it challenging to get screening halls. From September this year, they were supposed to screen a new release across the country at the same time.

Bhutanese documentary wins Neuro Film Festival

Bhutan Epilepsy Project-

“The Curse, Bhutan Epilepsy Project” a documentary by Project Director, Sonam Yangzom won the Grand First Prize at the Neuro Film Festival in the US.

Bhutanese film makes it to Berlin International Film Festival

Dechen Roder-Lo Sum Choe Sum

A Bhutanese short film titled Lo Sum Choe Sum or three year three month retreat will be premiered at Berlin International Film Festival, the first for Bhutan.

Korean film festival begins

The opening of the fourth Film Festival of the Republic of Korea began at Terma Linca resort in Thimphu, yesterday.

Viewer’s Choice Awards for local films

The Bhutan Film Association for the first time is organising a Viewer’s Choice Awards.

Students learn art of Origami

About 50 children and a handful of teachers from different schools learned the basics of origami, the Japanese art of paper folding at Pelkhil School, yesterday. They were given lessons by an origami expert from Japan.

Sherubtse film festival

(Picture Story): A film festival was held in Sherubtse College for the first time in its history. Nine feature films and two documentaries made it to the film festival.

Grey days for Bhutanese film industry?

From 20 to 30 movies released a few years ago, the number of new movie releases has gone down drastically. Last year, only 14 new movies were released. In this our producer, Sonam Lhamo, takes a look at the current state of the local movie industry.

A book titled, “Phallus, Crazy Wisdom from Bhutan” launched

A book titled “Phallus, Crazy Wisdom” from Bhutan was launched today in the capital.

Fantasies sometimes more rewarding than reality: Jamyang Khyentse Rinpoche

The director of the famous films: The Cup and Travellers and Magicians, has once again created magic on screen. Dzongsar Jamyang Khyentse Rinpoche says his new film in English, Vara: A Blessing, is inspired by a Bengali short story, Rakta Aar Kanna, meaning blood and tears, written by the Bengali writer Sunil Gangopadhyay.

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