Lighting Up the Mountains: This short documentary piece explores how micro-hydro power plants are transforming mountainous, rural areas of Nepal in the renowned Annapurna region. The Nepal 2016 team also discusses micro-hydro with one of the country’s top thinkers, Anil Chitrakar, recognized as one of the 100 “Global Leaders of Tomorrow,”who sees the potential […]
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Nepal 2016 — One Year After the Earthquake slideshow. A photographic journey through the strength, sorrow, joy, whimsy, and resilience of the people and places encountered one year after the devastating 2015 earthquake, from which the country continues to recover. If you want to get a higher quality video, please click on this link: https://v.qq.com/x/page/l0364rt6bgh.html or https://youtu.be/gRPEZcK2HRY
One Year After the Earthquake. The 2016 J-School Nepal team returned to many of the same sites and even some of the same people interviewed in 2015; one year on, the Kathmandu Valley and many other places are still rebuilding and recovering from the quake. The team interviewed a wide range of people for the piece, from […]
Porters: The Backbone of Nepali Trekking. This short documentary film explores the hidden lives of men and women seen everywhere in the mountains of Nepal: Porters, those men and women who carry the luggage and loads that make Nepal’s trekking industry possible for travelers from all over the world. If you want to get a higher […]
One year and roughly two months after the 2015 earthquake, the STU Nepal 2016 team went back to two temples in Kathmandu, the Great Boudhanath Stupa, Pashupatinath. The first is a World Heritage Site and one of the most important Buddhist temples in Nepal, and the second a renowned Hindu place of worship.