Nilu Sherpa

Film Director, Nepal

Nilu Doma Sherpa was a Nepali film director. She directed How Funny, a Nepali feature film and earned lots of accolades for her short title film, kagaj. She was also part of Nepal's first lesbian film where one of the characters was loosely based on her life. She was chosen by the US Government to be part of thier IVLP (International Visitors Leadership Program) where she represented the Nepali LGBT community. Sadly, Nilu passed away in 2017.


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