Archive for 2014

December 5, 2014

bhutan film trust website launched

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The Bhutan Film Trust website and face book page will officially be launched today, 5th December 2014 in Thimphu Bhutan at an informal gathering with filmmakers and others connected to the film industry. The website informs Bhutanese filmmakers about the activities of the Bhutan Film Trust. The trust also assists International film makers and International Film festivals wanting to connect to Bhutan. The face book page will update you on the latest news regarding films and filming in Bhutan.

October 31, 2014

‘the red door’ officially selected dmff

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laurel14 ‘The Red Door’ 15 minutes short film by Tashi Gyeltshen, with the theme ‘ we carry our own death’ was officially selected for the Dutch Mountain Film Festival Februari 25 – March 1, 2015.

‘The Red Door’ follows the metaphorical journey of a Bhutanese man during the various phases os his life. Tashi Gyeltshen comes to terms with his cousin’s suicide in this minimal, but meaningful tale. If reincarnation exists, death is a new start.

Postproduction of ‘The Red Door’ was supported by the Bhutan Film Trust.

‘The Red Door’ premiered at the International Film Festival Rotterdam 2014, and was screened in several European countries and at the Hong Kong International Film festival.

interview with Tashi Gyeltshen
Facebook ‘The Red Door

trailer ‘ The Red Door’

October 8, 2014

film dinner supports bhutan film trust

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Erica Sluyters, bhutan+partners officer, organises film dinners in the Netherlands to support the Bhutan Film Trust.  She serves a wonderful three-course vegetarian home cooked dinner on location and screens a Bhutanese recent documentary or film.  Participants joining the dinner support the Bhutan Film Trust. The next dinner is planned for 25 October 2014 in Roosendaal. For information: