Actress Surakshya Panta is going to participate in the 75th annual Cannes Film Festival in France. A Belgian film The Eight Mountains acted by actress Suraksha Pant has been selected in the main competition at the Cannes Film Festival.
She left for France on Tuesday. Taking to social media, she informed that she is participating in the festival because her movie The Eight Mountains is going to premiere in Cannes on Wednesday.
The Belgian film that Suraksha has acted was also shot in Manang of Nepal. The film festival, which was halted two years ago due to the COVID-19 pandemic, has begun in France from Tuesday.
“The Eight Mountains is the story of a friendship based on the award winning novel “The Eight Mountains” directed by Belgian film Director Felix Van Groeningen and Charlotte Vandermeersch.
Felix is known for his movie “The Broken Circle Breakdown” being nominated for Best Foreign Language Film at the 86th Academy Awards,” mentioned actress Panta through social media.
In Cannes, actress Panta will be participating in the ceremony including premiere, press meet and photo shoot.
Meanwhile, this time the team of short film Lori from Nepal is also participating in Cannes.
Lori is the first film from Nepal to be officially selected in the main competition. Directed by Avinash Vikram Shah, the film has made it to the top nine out of more than 3500 films from 140 countries.
Nepal’s Lori will now compete with the films from China, South Korea, Costa Rica, USA, France, Ghana and Lithuania.
The festival that began on Tuesday (May 17) will conclude on May 28.
Source : TRN,