anita chang: she wants to talk to you

DVD, 29 min., 16mm, color, sound, 2001
Available versions: 1) English language, 2) Devanagari subtitles, 3) Chinese subtitles

In October of 1999 in Kathmandu, Nepal, after befriending an Asian American filmmaker, three 13-year old Nepali girls, Monika Rasali, Sushma Sada and Vinita Shrestha, bravely take the unique opportunity to share their ideas about being girls in Nepal. The also speak candidly about marriage, friendship, love, loneliness, their dreams, and God. These recordings provide a complex and poignant framework for three Nepali women living in the U.S. to reflect on their own struggle, exile and quest for liberation.


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