2016 I Documentary - short film I 12min I HD | Color


Based upon true stories about the blind kids´orphanage in Goldungha, Nepal, Parivara shows us the life of the young Kopila and the day that changed her destiny forever. A universal story about human resilience.


Direction: Alex Lora and Alex Kruz
Script: Shiva Sapkota
Production company: Inicia Films
Executive producers: Valerie Delpierre, Alex Kruz, Alex Lora and Flavio Alves
Associate producers in Nepal: Rajan Simkhada, Shree Adhikari
Direction of photography: Alex Lora
Cameraman and sound: Alex Lora and Alex Kruz
Editing: Alex Lora
Sound design: Alex Leu
Distribution: Eduardo M. Escribano Solera


Hollywood International Independent Documentary Awards 2017 (USA)
Special mention

Best Shorts Competition (USA)
Best documentary

Flagler Film Festival (USA)
Best direction

Kolkata International Film Festival
Best documentary

SENE Film, Music and Art Festival (USA)
Honor mention to the Best documentary

Milledgeville Film Festival 2017 (USA)
Best direction Best documentary

Northern Virginia International Film and Music Festival (USA)
Best edition

Academy Award (USA)
Nominated for the prestige award

Cambridge Film Festival (UK)
Green Bay Film Festival Sand Dunes International Film Festival

Vitoria-Gasteiz Short films Festival (Spain)
Lums International Film Festival

Wales International Documentary Festival (UK)

Nepal Human Rights International Film Festival (Nepal)

Garden City International Film Festival

Tupelo Film Festival

Shortlisted for Best short film at Gaudí’s Awards (2017)

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At Inicia Films we understand that production is a way to influence society and connect emotionally with the audience. Since 2006 we have been working to promote new generations of filmmakers and thus give them a voice in today’s audiovisual world.

Through the eyes of our creators, the sensitivity of our authors, we accompany the development of international projects and multicultural talent, building bridges between their experiences abroad and their roots. We deal with topics that respond to current concerns and we believe that by connecting people and emotions we can help draw new narrative and visual horizons.

The films produced by Inicia Films have been selected and awarded at numerous festivals, including “Schoolgirls” by Pilar Palomero with four 2021 Goya Awards, including Best Film; “Summer 1993” by Carla Simón, Best First Film at the Berlinale 2017; “La Maternal” also by Pilar Palomero, winner of the Silver Shell for Best Performance, “20,000 species of bees” by Estibaliz Urresola, winner of the Silver Bear for Best Leading Performance, two Forque Awards including Best Film, two Feroz Awards including Best dramatic film and 3 Goya Awards 2024; “Foremost by night” by Víctor Iriarte, premiered at Giornate degli autori in Venice and winner of the Feroz Arrebato de Ficcion Prize; “Unicorns” by Àlex Lora, with Premiere in the Official Section of the Malaga Festival and “Teresa” by Paula Ortiz, premiered in this edition of the Seminci in Valladolid. For documentaries such as “Singing on the Rooftops” by Enric Ribes, with Premiere at Sheffield DocFest. Also for shorts such as “Los desheredados” by Laura Ferrés, Best Short Film at the Semaine de la Critique de Cannes, “El bus” by Sandra Reina, premiered at SXSW, Nominated for the Goya Awards and winner of the Gaudí Prize.


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