Min Bahadur Bham

Min Bahadur Bham


Min Bahadur Bham is a Nepalese film director. He has won various awards including the National Film Award for Best Writer, the Norwegian Sorfond Award at the Cannes Film Festival, and the Fedeora Award at the Venice Film Festival.

In 2015, The Black Hen was selected as the Nepalese entry for the Best Foreign Language Film at the 89th Academy Awards but it was not nominated.[1]

Bham was born in Mugu District, Karnali Province, Nepal.

Achievements and Awards

  • Basulii
    • Official selection Venice Film Festival
  • Kalo Pothi
    • Best Film award at Venice International Film Critics’ Week — an independent section within the 72nd Venice International Film Festival.
  • Jaalgedi
    • Winner – Special prize at Generation K Plus International Jury 68th Berlin International Film Festival
  • A Year of Cold
    • Cinefoundation Locarno Open doors | Won 6000 euro as project development fund

"Filmmaking is a chance to live many lifetimes."

- Robert Altman