Kumari: Living Goddess of Nepal

The story of the young girls chosen to become a goddess until they reach puberty. This beautiful and intimate film looks at the life of three young goddesses and explores the debates for and against this unique tradition.


  • Shoot Me Film Festival, Netherlands 2007
  • Women’s Film Festival, USA 2007
  • South Asian International Film Festival USA 2006
  • Chhalpal Nepal Film Festival, London 2006
  • Hot Springs Documentary Film Festival, USA 2005
  • Southside Film Festival, USA 2005
  • Raindance Film Festival, London, 2005
  • Himalaya Film Festival, Netherlands 2005
  • United Nations Film Festival, USA 2005
  • Articles

  • Filming the Kumari – At a cost Arkomedia.com

Kumari: The Living Goddesses of Nepal

Distribution National Film Network

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