We had our first public screening in Nepal tonight and happy to say it went down well. We screened in an area called Naya Bazaar which is fairly central in Kathmandu. The kids were loving the open mic session and impressed us with their beat boxing, rapping and songs. We screened on a dusty open field that’s used by locals for football, cricket, volley ball, hanging out and setting off fire crackers tonight!
We played about 30 minutes of shorts, and then Jungle Book (in Hindi) which were all well received. Only problem we had was the generator cutting out a few times. There’s a good chance that was to do with the quality of the fuel we had to buy on the black market (due to the fuel crisis), which could be mixed down with anything.
Great to be up and running again and creating good vibes. One highlight of the night was an old man bringing us a bunch of flowers to say thanks, another was standing behind the screen and watching the kids faces.
Thanks to everyone who’s supported, helped, organised, and been involved in getting this off the ground again. First of many over and looking forward to many more.