Hospital (12A*) + Q&A

Part of: Global Health Film Festival 2017

Book a Festival pass
Global Health Film Festival: Hospital

An intimate portrait of a state-run hospital in one of Nepal’s most remote and poorest districts of Kalikot in West Nepal

For medical personnel, it is the kind of posting that is to be avoided or to quickly escape from. In capturing the daily goings-on of the hospital, the film shows how individuals can make a real difference to people’s lives.

In addition to showing how the hospital cares for the sick, the film offers a revealing glimpse into how ordinary Nepalis cope with their lot, without drama, and with humanity and humour, at the same time laying bare some of the grimmer fissures of Nepali social reality.

Nepal 2016 Dir Kesang Tseten 59 min

+ Still Waiting

2017 Dir GHFF Film Fellows 2 min

+ Chaupadi: banished for bleeding

2017 Dir Frankie Fathers 9 min

 

*Locally classified

Discover

The Art of Change

Can the arts change the world? How does the role of artists and the arts help bring about change? How does culture borrow from society – and vice versa? We look ahead at some of the highlights from our 2018 annual theme

Barbican Cinema 3

Can the arts change the world?

Our 2018 season The Art of Change explores how artists respond to, reflect and potentially effect change in the social and political landscape.