After the hilly districts of Eastern Nepal, the Film Development Board has conducted a traveling cinema and cinema literacy campaign in Gorkha, Lamjung, Kaski, Parbat and Baglung districts of Gandaki province. From the 12th to the 20th of this Chaitra, Nepali films were screened in various school buildings, community buildings, clubs and open spaces in those districts that did not have hall facilities.
The program was attended by teachers, students and parents of local schools. In order to raise awareness about the film, there was also a discussion on topics such as encouraging people to watch Nepali films by showing educational, message-based, social story films that have been awarded with the National Film Award, Special Film Award and various awards.
In the program held in five districts of Gandaki province, Kovidsharan Upadhyay, the producer of the film ‘Agnidahan’, Birwal Ghale, a member of the tribal promotion committee under the Film Development Board, and Atreya, the producer, among others, shed light on traveling cinema, while Girish Sharma, an officer of the Film Development Board, informed about the campaign on behalf of the board.
Nepali films ‘Aina Jhyalko Putli’, ‘Aama’, ‘Pache Gore’ (Gurung language), ‘Gopi’, ‘Agnidahan’ and documentary ‘Greater Nepal’ were screened in 10 places of Gandaki province through mobile cinema. According to the board, films based on nationalism and special types of films will be screened in wards, rural villages, municipalities and toll settlements that do not have hall facilities in all the seven provinces.