Directed and Produced by Deepak Rauniyar 

Set against the backdrop of the new culture of bandhs (general strikes) that frequently immobilize post-conflict Nepal, HIGHWAY explores four different stories that become intertwined during an ill-fated bus journey from Eastern Nepal to the capital Kathmandu.

Select Festivals & screenings
62nd Berlin International Film Festival 2012
Montreal World Film Festival 2012
Mill Valley Film Festival 2012
Opening film, New York Museum of Modern Art MoMA’s Conetmpory Asian Cinema Series 2013

“… the on-location lensing of the bus journey, capturing rarely seen landscapes, architecture and real people, exerts a fascination of its own”
– Alissa Simon, Variety
“Highway (2012), the feature debut of Nepali filmmaker Deepak Rauniyar, marks the rise of a fresh new cinematic vision for the Himalayan nation.”
– La Frances Hui, Asia Society

Deepak Rauniyar