Archive for April, 2014

April 29, 2014

bhutan film trust supports sherubtse film awards 2014

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Sherubtse’s emerging film enthusiasts are organizing their first film awards with 10 films in competition. The final night is slated for 24 May 2014.  In the run-up to the Awards Night, students will attend master classes with Dorji Wangchuk and Tshering Gyeltshen. The group is composed of 35 students-members who are inspired by the works of Bhutanese film makers like Tashi Gylethsen, Tshering Gyeltshen, Khyentse Rimpoche and Dorji Wangchuk. The Bhutan Film Trust supports the event with the prize money of Nu. 40,000.

With support from the Bhutan Film Trust, the group will formalise the Sherubtse Film Club during this very first edition of Sherubtse film awards. Students at other colleges in Bhutan will link to this club and will be encouraged to start making short films and adopt new approaches to filmmaking.

Sherubtse college in East Bhutan is the centre for the: Sherubtse film industry

bhutan+partners coordinate the Bhutan Film Trust:

April 18, 2014

english teacher tharpaling monastery

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Bhutan+partners have selected a British teacher of English for Tharpaling monastery in central Bhutan with assistance of The Bhutan Society of the United Kingdom. The teacher will set up english language classes and teach the monks. It is important to ensure continuation of the lessons for which more volunteers will be needed in future. Native speakers of English or qualified teachers english language with teaching experience interested in this posting can contact bhutan+partners

April 18, 2014

‘the red door’ – submitted film festivals

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Bhutan+partners have submitted ‘the red door’, by Tashi Gyelthsen, to several international film festivals in Europe as well as US and Canada. The film that premiered at the International Rotterdam Film Festival in January 2014 has since then been screened at Freiburg International Film Festival, IFFR Curaçao and Hong Kong International film festival.

Bhutan+partners assist Tashi Gyeltshen promoting  ‘the red door’. Support is part of the preparation phase of the Bhutan Film Trust which is currently being set up by bhutan+partners.

Bhutan Film Trust
face book page the red door