Indian and Nepalese Films

A selection of films from India and Nepal, including poignant Hotel Salvation, captivating An Insignificant Man, absurdist comedy Newton, and award-winner Sexy Durga.

Hotel Salvation

An old man drags his busy son to Varanasi so that he may die and attain salvation there in a comedy about death that, at heart, is a delightful, poignant celebration of life.

An Insignificant Man

A captivating portrait of political leader Arvind Kejriwal, aka “The Bernie Sanders of India”, filmed over one extremely eventful year as he seeks to disrupt Indian politics.

Newton

In this absurdist comedy about the perils of democracy, a dutiful voting official tries against all odds to conduct a free and fair election deep in the Indian jungle.

Sexy Durga

With an improvised narrative and dialogue Sexy Durga, winner of the Rotterdam Tiger Award, cleverly contrasts the worship of goddesses with the treatment of women in Indian culture.

White Sun

Two brothers separated by political beliefs must come together to bury their father in this finely-crafted look at Nepali's difficult rebirth after decades of war and unrest.