Mira Rai : A short film by Lloyd Belcher about a brave Nepali village girl, who has discovered that she was a mountain runner. The film mixes scenes from Hong Kong, Kathmandu, Bhojpur, Nepal, and tells the story of Mira’s rapid rise as a mountain runner.
The encouraging film tells the story of Mira’s journey in the face of hard times to compete against the world’s best mountain runners. The film is set to release on theaters and Online from 7th December 2015.
Check out the Trailer (Lloyd Belcher Visuals – You Tube)
Mira Rai, a young girl from a remote village (Bhojpur) of Nepal who always dreamed to be a successful in sport sector. Despite all the challenges that she & other Nepali girls face. Running away from home at 14 years old, Mira joined the Maoist army until as a young adult. She spent two years training in the bush and it was there that her extraordinary talent for running was spotted.
She traveled the long distance to Kathmandu to try her luck. Out of money, she was about to return to her village, But on a morning run, she meets another runner who tells her about a long distance running race in the local hills. She wins it and soon begins to realize her tough mountain village upbringing has prepared her perfectly for the sport. Mira Rai follows the journey of this spirited Nepali village girl on her pursuit to being a world-recognized mountain runner.