The Sari Soldiers

Filmed over three years during the most pivotal time in Nepal’s modern history, The Sari Soldiers tells the extraordinary story of six very different women’s bold efforts to shape Nepal’s future. Caught in the midst of an escalating civil war and the King’s crackdown on civil liberties each of these women struggle for a new Nepal.

The Sari Soldiers follows Devi and five other courageous women, each from different sides of the conflict. They include Maoist Commander Kranti; Royal Nepal Army Officer Rajani; Krishna, a monarchist from a rural community who leads a rebellion against the Maoists; Mandira, a human rights lawyer; and Ram Kumari, a young student.

The Sari Soldiers intimately delves into the extraordinary journey of these women as they struggle through the events that shape them and their country’s future. 90 & 54 minutes, www.thesarisoldiers.net

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