‘Jhyawlee’ is the common shelter for men and animal who come to work as seasonal laborers in brink industries. Nissar is a happy go lucky contractor who comes to Jhyawlee each year with his men and animal. Arjun and Barati spend their day chasing after the animal and after 14 hours of hard work, they are now happy to get some rest. Sabir has his plans to build a new house with the money he has earned at ‘Jhyawlee’ but he is not sure when. Seven and half year old Joginder sometimes, gets kicked by the horse and sometimes gets scolded by the contractor but despite all this , he is happy to get a little time to play marbles, sometimes. The sudden death of Mainakumari, a female horse , he left the people and animals of Jhyawlee in a misery. The documentary portrays the happiness and grief of people and animals who have come to Jhyawlee to work as labours , and their rambling between hope and despair.
Rakesh Kayastha has been raised and educated in the city Banepa near Kathmandu. Since Last Decade and Half has been Struggling in this same field.
In collabration with Kathmandu International Mountain Film Festival (KIMFF)
DATE: SATURDAY, 4 JUNE 2016
VENUE: SANSKRITI, BIRTA BAZAAR