THE MAN FROM KATHMANDU Soul Searches With A Fistful Of Hope

Disaffection by one’s current societal millieu stands as one in a myriad of reasons amid studies about why some people, including those of Islamic faith, would begin thinking the grass is greener with a terrorist organization. In pondering director Pema Dhondup Gakyil’s sophomore feature, The Man From Kathmandu, it needs reiterating that this is not a mere justification, but an important and worthy observation in engaging Gakyil’s independently-produced, slightly more escapist feat that orchestrates a much more poignant tale of redemption and love in its delivery.