Sunakali

Nepal, 2016
Director: Bhojraj Bhat

Showing: 25 October 2017


This is the story of the rise of a women's football team in Mugu, Nepal. The story revolves around Sunakali. Despite her hardships, the girl has an amazing passion for football. Sunakali and her friends gather at a steep ground in the pretext of collecting fodder. Their future took new turn when they got opportunity to represent their school in district level football tournament. Thus Team Mugu is formed. Though Team Mugu is defeated in its first competitive outing, they go on to lift the national tournament held in the plains areas. The entire district turns out to welcome the girls when they return home with the trophy. Through football, the girls managed to change society's perception toward women which would have, otherwise, taken years.

(59min)