https://youtu.be/57DaBnErmmQ Singing A Great Dream: The Revolutionary Songs and Life of Khusiram Pakhrin, by Bhakta Syangtan and Anna Stirr, premiered online on November 21, 2020. You can learn more about the film at http://www.singingagreatdream.com.
"Songs...speak the truth of life." "गीतले जीवनको सत्य बोल्छ।" Please join us for the online Premiere of Singing A Great Dream: The Revolutionary Songs and Life of Khusiram Pakhrin--the story of people’s singer, songwriter, and Nepali Maoist cultural leader Khusiram Pakhrin’s musical journey through nearly 4 decades of political movements and revolution in Nepal, featuring… Continue reading Singing a Great Dream Online Premiere: Nov. 21, 2020, 9:00 am UTC-10 (Nepal Time)
The documentary film about Khusiram Pakhrin that Bhakta Syangtan and I made, Singing A Great Dream, won two awards at the Darbhanga International Film Festival on February 9, 2020. We're excited and honored! Here's the trailer: https://vimeo.com/364925937 And the poster:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CcmnCoTMxto "Returning from the Battlefield" is an opera written by the Nepali composer of progressive and revolutionary songs, Khusiram Pakhrin. It was written for a meeting of the leadership of the Communist Party of Nepal-Maoist during their People's War (1996-2006); this meeting, in 2005, proved decisive in the conclusion of the war. The opera was… Continue reading Experiences informing the Maoist Opera “Returning from the Battlefield”: Photos from Khusiram Pakhrin