Nu. 10 (2010)

Short Film

Duration: 34 min
Year: 2010
Format: HD
Director: Chand RC
Cinematography: G. Mukesh
Producer: Chand RC
Editor: Poonam Rai
Screenplay: Chand RC
Cast: Tshering Dorji, Dechen Zangmo

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When Lobzang a journalist, looking for a “good story,” meets Dema, a free-spirited sex worker, he decides to write about her for his newspaper, but slowly realizes that some lives are more complex than just a feature story. 

Nu. 10 was the first short film made by filmmaker Chand R.C, director of acclaimed feature films “GAWA: The other Side of the Moon” and “Thimphu.” It was shot in Gelephu in the south of Bhutan in 2010 with well known actors/singers Tshering Dorji and Dechen Zangmo, in what were some of their first roles on screen. The film was screened in the South Asian Film Fesitival in Goa, 2011.

Without any other platforms for these kind of films at the time, Nu. 10 is finally available to audiences on


South Asian Film Festival, Goa, 2011

Chand RC

Chand RC is a self-taught Bhutanese independent filmmaker. He aspires to inspire “meaningful creativity that transcends barriers” and explores stories through the powerful visual medium of films in Bhutan.

His first feature “Gawa- the other side of the Moon” based on a true story about the ill effects of the social practice “night hunting” was supported by RENEW and UN agencies due to its urgent and worthy messages, and also became the first film to be endorsed by the Ministry of Education in the country. “Thimphu”- his second feature film was selected in the Global Cinema corner in the 15th Pune International Film Festival, competed in the Panorama Section of the Barcelona Asian International Film Festival, and screened in many other festivals around the world.

“Nu. 10” was Chand’s first short film production. He is currently developing his third feature film.