Is it a curse to menstruate?
के महिनावारी हुनु सराप हो? | Bhawana Bogati’s film focuses on the practice of Chhaupadi and depicts the reality of staying in a shed when menstruating in Achham.
Twenty-six-year-old Bhawana lives in Achham, Sudurpaschim Province. She works as a Community Health Programme Associate in Nyaya Health Nepal, Achham.
Samjhana Nepali has chosen Khurri as the main character for her film. Using observation technique as one of her main tools in her film, Samjhana portrays the detrimental impact of caste-based discrimination on Khurri’s mental health.
Twenty-two-year-old Samjhana lives in Mugu, Karnali Province. Samjhana works as a theater artist and a writer using art to end discriminatory social norms and caste-based discrimination.
Safal Lama focuses their film on the layers of identity everyone has. Using themselves as one of the main characters in the film, Safal urges people to think beyond bracketing people in single identity and embrace the diverse identities.
Twenty-three-year-old Safal (they/them) is an indigenous queer disability rights activist and pscchosocial counselor from Humla, Karnali Province.
Voice Against caste-based discrimination
जातीय जालो बिरुद्धको आवाज | Radhika Pariyar’s film focuses on the structural barriers faced by the members of Dalit community. Highlighting the skills or work that was historically imposed on Dalit communities in the Hindu caste-based structure, she brings forth how it prevents Dalit community from being on an equal footing in today’s Nepal.
Twenty-seven-year-old Radhika from Gorkha, Gandaki Province works as Programme and Research Associate.in The Story Kitchen.
पहिचान | Zion Magar has developed the film based on his personal story. He focuses on his life experience, the struggles he faced because of his gender identity and how he overcame them.
Twenty-one-year-old Zion (he/him) lives in Bagmati Province.