Events Around the World

White Sun

Special Event / United States
March 15, 2017 - March 26, 2017
Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts
165 W 65th St, New York, NY

The second feature by Nepalese filmmaker Deepak Rauniyar sensitively explores the damage done to the fabric of Nepalese society by the decade-long civil war between the Maoists and Nepal’s monarchical government. On the occasion of his father’s funeral, Chandra returns to the village he left years earlier to join the Maoists, and finds himself united with the daughter he never met and revisiting uneasy relations with family members and neighbors. Past traumas return and cause tensions to boil over. Finding the political within the everyday, White Sun uses one village’s complex tribulations to speak to an entire national history. A KimStim release.

Deepak Rauniyar received an ACC Fellowship in 2013 to travel to the U.S. and collaborate with a New York-based screenwriter on the development of this feature film.

Grantee: Deepak Rauniyar