The Kathmandu International Mountain Film Festival (KIMFF) will begin from December 7. The films will be shown at two venues Rastriya Sabha Griha (City Hall) — and Nepal Tourism Board. Schedule for December 7, Friday

Films to be shown at

Rastriya Sabha Griha

• 3.00 pm - Conflict Tiger

Dir. Sasha Snow. UK

2005, 62’

Humans and tigers live

in fatal disharmony

in Siberia

• 4.15 pm - A Life with Slate

Dir. Dipesh Kharel. Nepal/Norway 2007, 59’

The poetic dimensions of slate-mining in a Thami village

• 5.45 pm - Switch Off

Dir. Manel Mayol. Spain 2005, 87’

Dam compels indigenous Chileans to resist global capitalism

Films to be shown at Nepal Tourism Board

• 3.15 pm - Climber

Dir. Carlos Villareal Kwasek. Canada 2006, 2’

A climber’s quandary in animation

Coast to Coast

Dir. Olivier Aubert &

Mike Blyth. Switzerland 2005, 52’

A journey across the skies of Africa

• 4.15 pm - 458nm

Dir. Jan Bitzer. Germany 2006, 7’

Molluskan love in jeopardy

Conversing with Aotearoa

Dir. Corrie Francis. New Zealand/USA 2006, 15’

The wilderness within us

Gimme Green

Dir. Isaac Brown & Eric Flagg. USA 2006, 28’

Environmental consequences of the American lawn

• 5.45 pm - Are There Still Any Shepherds?

Dir. Jorge Pelicano.

Portugal 2006, 73’

The last shepherds of


Tickets available at Himal Association, Patan Dhoka; Saraswati Book Centre, Pulchowk; Mandala Book Point, Kantipath; Dhokaima Café, Patan Dhoka and Thamel Book Shop, Thamel. Tickets priced at Rs 30. For students Rs 15.