Min Bahadur Bham



An award-winning filmmaker from Nepal, Min Bahadur Bham graduated in Filmmaking and literature. He has a master degree in Buddhist Philosophy and Political Science. His short film The Flute (2012) was the first Nepalese film presented at the Venice Film Festival. He was a participant of Berlinale Talent Campus 2013, Asian Film Academy 2013, awarded the Fellowship Fund. His directorial debut The Black Hen (2015) is the first feature film of Nepal presented in Venice Critics Week and awarded with Best Film. This film was huge box office success in Nepal and also an official entry from Nepal to Oscar for the category of Best Foreign Language Film 2016. He owns his production company, Shooney Films where he has produced short and feature films, which was screened at various film festivals around the world including, Busan, San Sebastian, Locarno, Tokyo, Seattle, and Montreal World. He is a President of the Independent Film Society of Nepal, and is an Associate Professor in Oscar College of Film Studies as well as Programing Director at Ekadeshma International Short Film Festival. Currently he is developing his second feature film, A Year of Cold.

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