Wednesday, 09 January 2013 19:21

Release Of Lesbian Movie "Soongava: Dance Of The Orchids"

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A lesbian movie from Nepal will premiere at the International Film Festival in Palm Springs.

Soongava: Dance Of The Orchids, previously named Snow Flower (see our article: Snow Flower: First Lesbian Film in Nepal) directed by Subarna Thapa, tells the story of Diya, 22, hopes to become a professional dancer, encouraged by her best friend Kiran. Whilst her parents have promised her hand to a stranger, her friendship with Kiran develops into a love affair. Transgressing local morals and tradition, Diya breaks off with her fiancé to live with her girlfriend. But by living out their lifestyle in the light of day, the young women expose themselves to real danger…

Watch the trailer:

Soongava: Dance Of The Orchids will be presented at the International Film Festival from January 10 to 12 in Palm Springs, California.