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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)

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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