Arrow Artboard Created with Sketch. Artboard Created with Sketch. Title Chevron Title Chevron Icon Facebook Icon Linkedin Icon Mail Contact Path Layer Icon Mail Positive Arrow Icon Print Arts Nepali filmmaker brings the struggles of women to the screen Abinash Bikram Shah's 'Lori' took prize at Cannes festival Twelve-year-old Simri, as played in "Lori" by Ankita Yadav, has her makeup prepared for her wedding ceremony. (Courtesy Abinash Bikram Shah)
MATHEW SCOTT, Contributing writer September 11, 2022 08:00 JST | Nepal
HONG KONG -- Abinash Bikram Shah was 15 years old when his father died, leaving him in the care of his mother and sisters in his native Nepal.
Now a filmmaker, Shah found inspiration in the stories of these women and others who shared with him the experiences of their day-to-day lives.
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