Israeli film fest from Monday

KATHMANDU: Kathmandu denizens interested in Israeli cinema will get a chance to enjoy the fascinating facets of modern Israeli culture in the 5th Israeli Film Festival that will start at the Russian Cultural Centre from March 22.

The three-day long festival is organised by the Embassy of Israel to celebrate the 50th anniversary of establishment of diplomatic relations between Nepal and Israel.

According to press released issued by the Embassy, all the movies selected for screening are winners of the Israeli Film Academy Awards and prestigious international film awards which portray day-to-day life of Israeli people.

The release further states, the Festival is an opportunity for movie lovers to enjoy Israeli cinema and understand and feel the colourful culture of Israel and Jewish tradition.