Sunakali | a film by Bhojraj Bhat

SUNAKALI, a story of women football, where girls are used to play football above 3500m high in the Western Nepal’s Himalayan region, where girls are struggling with their parents just to play football.

Sunakali is a documentary that has represented Nepal in various international countries. This documentary film covers the story of girls struggling to play football in remote and Himalayan district, Mugu. Sunakali, produced and directed by journalist Bhojraj Bhat has been exhibited in more than 500 places in different countries.

SUNAKALI was screened as the World Premier and opening film of Kathmandu International Mountain Film Festival (KIMFF). 2014-Dec,11-15.

AWARDS:
Kathmandu International Mountain Film Festival (KIMFF)- 2014-Dec,11-15.
‘Best ICIMOD Mountain Film Award’, with received USD 1,000

Kathmandu International Mountain Film Festival (KIMFF)- 2014-Dec,11-15.
‘Best Documentary Jury Mention award’

International Premier: Mountain Film Festival Domzale -2015, 23-27 Feb
Jury award under nature and culture genre

Canada Premier: 6th Annual Toronto Nepali Film Festival (TNFF), 28 March
Audience Choice Award, with received USD 1,000

Pakistan International Mountain Film Festival (PIMFF), 13-14 June, 2015
‘Best Documentary Award’

Cinerockom International Film Festival, USA, 1-6 Sep, 2015
‘Best documentary diamond award’

Berg Film Festival Tegernsee-Germany-21 Oct-25 Oct, 2015
First Prize(€ 1,000) in the category of ‘Mountain Life’

33rd Milano International FICTS Fest, Italy-2015
GUIRLANDE D’HONNEUR, in the category of“MOVIES & TV FOOTBALL”

33rd BBVA Mountain Film Festival of Torelló, Spain-2015
Best Film-MOUNTAIN WILDERNESS

15th International Mountain Film Festival in Bansko, Bulgaria -2015
‘The Award of the Municipality of Bansko’

Global Sport Media Pearl Awards, Abu Dhabi, UAE, 15 Dec, 2015
3 rd Place award received 5000 $ USD cash prize in the category of ‘Documentary’

BILBAO MENDI FILM FESTIVAL, 2015 (10-20 Dec)
BEST NATURE & CULTURE FILM award

Mountain & Adventure Film Festival-2016- USA
1rst Runner up, Cultural Award

Thinking Football Film Festival 2016- Spain
“Best Documentary”

7th FOOTBALL FILM FESTIVAL, Brazil
“Best Feature Documentary”

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