Dr. Stacy Leigh Pigg Associate Professor of Anthropology Dept of Sociology and Anthropology Simon Fraser University Burnaby, BC V5A 1S6 CANADA email: firstname.lastname@example.org Near Nepal’s border with China, a small village sits, island-like, on a tip of land formed by precipitous slopes cross-cut by tumbling Himalayan streams on three sides. The people who live there …
This film explores the fragile ground where love and unlove cohabit, illuminating a rare space where the two are in close.
Yudha Chitra (Frames of War) is a stark reminder that peace has not yet come for those directly affected by Nepal’s 11-year conflict.
They call themselves ‘corner’ people. No settlement lies beyond their high hills.
In recent years, fear of being caught in the crossfire between state security forces and Maoist insurgents and a failing economy propelled Nepalis to sell themselves