BFF 2016: “Tashi`s turbine”, Nepal

Bulgarian premiere:

“Tashis’ s turbine”, Nepal, 2014, Amitabh Joshi, 56’

Set in the grassroots of the Himalayan Mountains, TASHI’S TURBINE is an uplifting tale of a small village’s attempt to harness renewable, sustainable energy with the power of the wind. The story begins with the strong friendship between Tashi Bista and Jeevan, who journey from Kathmandu to Namdok with hopes of building a stronger Nepal, one wind turbine at a time. Their first site, Namdok, is a humble remote village in Upper Mustang, which previously relied on sparse candlelight to power through the windy nights. As Tashi and Jeevan work with the villagers, the elements and gusty landscape bring their own set of unforeseen challenges for installing a strong wind turbine.

Co-Producer: Nabin Uprety & Erik Spink Sound: Erik Spink & Nabin Uprety Music: John Kruth Sound Mixing / Editing: Frank Turbe

CAAMFest 2015 Official Selection CAAMFest 2015 Special Jury Mention Himalayan Film Festival 2015 Official Selection Society For Visual Anthropology Film Festival 2015 Official Selection Film South Asia 2015 Official Selection Ethnografilm Official Selection 2016 Edinburgh Nepali Film Festival (ENFF) 2016


CAAMFest 2015 Special Jury Mentiona


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