Movies Releasing This Friday|March 17

You already know what’s going on in the cinemas: the Nepal International Film Festival (NIFF) begins today with “Chari” as the opening feature. Not only that, but during the following 5 days, you will be able to witness one of the most exciting and unforgettable cinematic experiences with 96 films from 35 countries. This Friday’s NIFF is the sole showing of 10 different films from across the world, as well as documentaries, short films, and short live-action. Similarly, this Friday, two new films will be released in cinemas: DC comic superhero and an Indian Kannada movie.

Shazam! Fury of the Gods

Shazam! Fury of the Gods is a 2023 American superhero film based on the DC Comics character Shazam. This sequel movie of 2019 Shazam is an action, adventure, and comedy genre directed by David F. Sandberg. The film continues the story of teenage Billy Baston who, upon reciting the magic word “SHAZAM!” is transformed into his adult Super Hero alters ego, Shazam. The star casts of the movie are Zachary Levi, Helen Mirren, Djimon Hounsou, Adam Brody, and Meagan Good.


Kabzaa is an Indian Kannada-language period action film directed by R. Chandru. This movie is about the sons of freedom fighters and Gandhi followers who were brutally assaulted in 1947 sons get trapped in the mafia world and the story revolves around 1942 to 1986. The film features Upendra, Shiva Rajkumar, Kiccha Sudeepa, and Shriya Saran in the lead roles. This 2hrs 16min movie contains action, crime, drama, and thriller to entertain audiences.

Likewise, NIFF is screening different national and international movies, short movies, documentaries, and short live-action in four QFX cinemas i.e QFX Civil Mall, QFX Labim Mall, QFX Chaya Center, and QFX Bhaktapur.

ListQFX(Showing)CountryDirectorRun Time
In Search of LightQFX Civil Mall/ QFX BhaktapurNepalMek Bahadur Pun1Hrs 3min
Nameplate(Short Live Action)QFX Labim MallBangladeshJibon Shahdat21min
AavittriQFX Labim MallNepalAnubhav Khati10min
The Riyalists(DOCS)QFX Labim MallNepalKesang Tsetan1hr 9min
Open Cages(Short Live Action)QFX Chaya CenterGermanyYolanda Orozco14min 56sec
Your BreakFast(Short Live Action)QFX Chaya CenterChinaAlejandro Montero24min 43sec
Jurg Slabbert(Short Live Action)QFX Chaya CenterSouth AfricaJurg Slabbert17min 54sec
Sorry(Short  live Action)QFX Chaya CenterJapanYuki Ishida30min
Fish and PuddleQFX Civil Mall/QFX BhaktapurIranAli Barati1hr 16min
TrasadiQFX Civil Mall/QFX BhaktapurNepalDipen Maharjan24min
IraqQFX Civil Mall/QFX BhaktapurNepalAsoq Pathak5min
Computer ra BaisakhiQFX Civil Mall/QFX BhaktapurNepalAnil Kuman Maharjan5min50sec
Memories of Gloomy MonsoonsQFX Labim MallBagladeshKhandaker Sumon1hr 36mins 26sec
SubedarQFX Labim MallIndiaDebabrata Athokpam20min
Memories of Gloomy MonsoonsQFX Chaya CenterBagladeshKhandaker Sumon1hr 36mins 26sec
SponsorQFX Civil Mall/QFX BhaktapurNepalPranay Limbu2hrs 38mins
Chocolate and Butter SculptureQFX Labim MallChinaYingxin1hr 35mins
Remnants of WarQFX Labim MallNepalSadin Tamang13min
Fish and PuddleQFX Chaya CenterIranAli Barati1hr 16min
TrasadiQFX Chaya CenterNepalDipen Maharjan24min
IraqQFX Chaya CenterNepalAshok Pathak5min
Computer ra BaisakhiQFX Chaya CenterNepalAnil Kuman Maharjan5min50sec
Mentawai-Souls of the ForestQFX Labim MallIndonesiaJoo Peter1hr 15mins
The Iron DiggerQFX Civil Mall/QFX BhaktapurNepalAnil Budha Magar51mins
The Bisket Jatra of Thimi and BodeQFX Civil Mall/QFX BhaktapurNepalRaj Basyal59min 3sec
TarlanQFX Chaya CenterKazakhstanYuliya Zakharova1hr 17min 55sec

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