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Documentary about brick kiln workers makes it to int'l film circuit
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Nepal, Nov. 2 -- A documentary about Nepali children working in Bhaktapur's brick factories has been selected for 17 international film festivals and has already won four awards on the international film festival circuit. The film, titled Dust (Chhaaro), is directed by Deepak Tolange, a Kathmandu and Berlin-based filmmaker and photographer.
Dust runs for 50 minutes and is divided into three chapters, each of which chronicle the process of manufacturing bricks.
The first chapter, 'The Makers', documents the life of Panchalal Tamang who manufactures bricks together with his family in Kavre. While the second chapter, titled 'The Transporters', is about two Dang-based workers, Arjun Pun and Bishnu Pun, who transport raw bricks from the fiel...
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