32 films Found
On the anniversary of Nepal's devastating earthquake, the rubble of ancient temples are shrines to Kathmandu's loss. Tens of thousands remain homeless - but as the country looks to a more democratic future, hope can still be found.
Thousands have died as a result of the 7.8 magnitude quake in Nepal over a week ago. This report travels through the worst-affected areas, hearing stories of devastation and examining the political fractures revealed.
It's 54 years since Tibetans first voted for the leaders of their government in exile. For most of those years, the position of head of that government was reserved for the Dalai Lama.
Accessible only on-foot, the Nepalese city of Lo Manthang is a perfectly preserved time capsule of Tibetan culture. But a new road has many worried this bastion of tradition may soon fall under Chinese influence.
Once a year, at Tiger Tops Jungle Lodge in Nepal, elephant and man come together to play polo. This beautiful short film captures the eccentricity and fierce competitiveness of this old colonial tradition.
As Western families scramble to adopt, Nepalese orphanages have created a dark human industry. Plundering children from vulnerable parents, they are selling them abroad as 'orphans' for large sums of money.
Sir Edmund Hillary and his companions were the first climbers to reach the top of Everest. This is an enthralling exploration of one man's undeniable stamp on history and the future of Nepal.
Although officially abolished, Nepal's caste system is still functioning. With the deadline for a new constitution one month away, is there any hope for the dalits, the very lowest in the caste system?