This year marks the 50th anniversary of establishment of the diplomatic ties between Nepal and Israel.
As part of the anniversary celebration, the Embassy of Israel is organising the 5th Israeli Film Festival in the capital from 11-13 May 2010. The movies selected for the festival is expected to expose the viewers to modern Israeli and Jewish culture. These movies have also won accolades at the Israeli Film Academy Awards as well as highly prestigious International Film Awards.
Titles of movies to be screened during the festival are:
11th May – Kadosh ( 3.00 pm), The Band’s Visit (5.30 pm),
12th May- The Stones ( 3.00 pm), To Take a Wife ( 5.30 pm),
13th May – The Schwartz Dynasty (3.00 pm), A Matter of Size ( 5.30 pm)
The screenings will be held at the Russian Cultural Center, Kamalpokhari. Entrance is free. Passes are available at the Embassy of Israel, Kathmandu (Tel. 4411811/4413419) or on the day of show, at the Russian Cultural Centre, Kamalpokhari.