2012: Soongava: Dance of the Orchids
Subarna Thapa was born in 1973 in Kathmandu and has lived in France since 1999. A graduate in dramatic arts from the Cours Florent, Paris, he has played many roles in both France and Nepal, honing his craft at the Comédie Française, and also with the Japan Foundation in Tokyo and the Asia Society in New York. His first short film, Malami (Funeral) (2008), was screened in many international short film festivals , received several awards and was broadcast on France 3. Soongava: Dance of the Orchids (2012) is his first feature length film.