May (early), June (final); See festival website for more details.
Films made after 1 January 2009 are eligible for entry in the competitive category. Entries will have to be on Southasian themes or subjects; however, the filmmakers need not be Southasian. Entries for selection will be accepted only in DVD and VCD format
Ram Bahadur Trophy for Best Film USD 2000, Second Best Film USD 1000, Best Debut Film USD 1000