Chyanti

A Film by Veemsen Lama

Synopsis

च्यान्टी
In the midst of the Maoist revolution, Ram, a guerrilla fighter, returns home to celebrate the festival of Dashain, only to realise that if he is to feed his family and send his daughter to school, he must sell Chyanti, the family goat, so beloved by his daughter, Sani.

Director

  • Picture of Veemsen Lama © VeemsenLama

    Veemsen Lama

    Veemsen Lama is a Nepalese filmmaker, dreamer and YouTuber based in London who became storyteller from his journey of being a front-line soldier. He lives in London, but he left his heart in Kathmandu. He wants to tell the stories of his community and social issues in order to inspire, educate, communicate and to give positive message and to help others.

Awards + Festivals

  • *BEST DRAMATIC SHORT*
    4th EL DORADO FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, El Dorado, AR, USA) November 9, 2017
  • EKADESHMA INTERNATIONAL SHORT FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Kathmandu, Nepal)November 16, 2017
  • 33rd INTERFILM - INT'L SHORT FILM FESTIVAL BERLIN (Official Selection, Berlin, Germany)November 20, 2017
  • 15th KATHMANDU INTERNATIONAL MOUNTAIN FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Kathmandu, Nepal)December 14, 2017
  • 3rd POKHARA INTERNATIONAL MOUNTAIN FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Pokhara, Nepal)December 21, 2017
  • *BEST ASIAN FILM*
    2nd LINK INT'L FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Middle Sex, UK)July 20, 2018
  • *BEST PHOTOGRAPHY* *SPECIAL MENTION FOR EXTRAORDINARY INTERPRETATION*
    3rd FARM FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Favara, Italy) August 23, 2018
  • 16th TIRANA INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Tirana, Albania)November 2, 2018
  • 4th RED CARPET HUMAN RIGHTS FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Gaza, Gaza Strip)November 22, 2018
  • KINOFILM - MANCHESTER INTERNATIONAL SHORT FILM & ANIMATION FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Manchester, United Kingdom)November 26, 2018
  • PROSPE(C)TIVA B.R.I.O. 2018 (Official Selection, Green Bay, Italy)December 1, 2018
  • INTERNATIONAL USAK WINGED SEAHORSE SHORT FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Ankara, Turkey)December 10, 2018
  • 1st KAARYAT INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Jaipur, India)December 28, 2018
  • 4th INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL OF THE CARIBBEAN SEA (Official Selection, Nueva Esparta, Venezuela)February 14, 2019
  • 4th INDIE-LINCS INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Lincolnshire, UK)February 14, 2019
  • 16th SIERRA NEVADA FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Dorrington, CA, USA)March 30, 2019
  • 7th CLUJSHORTS INTERNATIONAL SHORT FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Cluj-Napoca, Romania)April 5, 2019
  • 3rd JAIPUR FILM WORLD FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, PinkCity, Jaipur, India)April 5, 2019
  • 4th THE UNDEPENDENCE FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Edinburgh, United Kingdom)April 6, 2019
  • 20th CROSSROADS FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Madison, Mississippi, USA)April 11, 2019
  • 4th PAPHOS INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Paphos, Cyprus)June 21, 2019

Trailer

Crew

Director
Veemsen Lama
Screenplay
Sampada Malla
Producer
Ashok Yadav, Tom Cullingham
Director of Photography
Arran Green
Art Direction
Shyam Khadka
Costume Design
Shyam Khadka
Sound
Michael Ling
Editor
Erik Mickevics, Ujjwal Dhakal
Sound Design
Tim Burton
Music
Ben Winwood

Details

Running Time
18:00 min
Shooting Format
RED 4K
Screening Format
DCP, BluRay, DVD, .mov, mp4 (HD)
Aspect Ratio
2.35:1
Sound
5.1

Contact

FILM FESTIVAL AGENCY

Markus Kaatsch
aug&ohr medien
Riemannstr. 21
10961 Berlin, Germany

+49 (0)30 61620068

film@augohr.de
www.augohr.de

PRODUCTION COMPANY

Javiya Films
41 Zeller House, 21 Scarlet Close,
Statford, London
E20 1FL, UK

DIRECTOR

Veemsen Lama
veemsen@gmail.com
youtube.com/veemsenlama
www.veemsenlama.com

TRAILER
vimeo.com/166848259

FILM PAGES
facebook.com/theshortfilmchyanti
imdb.com/title/tt5157072