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From Assam to the Oscars | Rima Das | TEDxMICA

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"I wanted to make the kind of films that gave you something to take away even after you left the theatres. I wanted to keep cinema alive, not just make another film.” Acclaimed director Rima Das recalls her eclectic mix of experiences as an independent film director, and shares how a girl from a humble Assamese village went on to win the National Film Award. While chronicling her personal journey, she also talks about regional cinema turning the next page, and capturing audiences without compromising on its creative integrity.

A self-taught filmmaker, Rima Das dons multiple hats of being a Screenwriter, Producer, Director, Cinematographer and Editor. Her most renowned film, Village Rockstars, was India’s official entry to Oscars 2019. It was screened at over 80 film festivals around the world, bagging 50+ awards including the National Film awards in 2018.

Best known for making indigenous and realistic films with non-professional actors, her films strike a chord with people across the globe.Das’ film ‘Bulbul Can Sing’ won 14 awards and was screened at over 40 prestigious film festivals across the world. GQ India named Rima Das as one of the Most influential Young Indians of 2018. She has been on the jury at Mumbai International Film Festival and Zlin Film Festival for Children & Youth. She is one of the brand ambassadors of Toronto International Film festival’s “Share her journey” campaign that champions the cause of gender equality in cinema. A self-taught filmmaker, Rima Das excels at being a Screenwriter, Producer, Director, Cinematographer, and Editor. Her most renowned film, Village Rockstars, was India's official entry to Oscars 2019. It was screened at over 80 film festivals around the world, bagging 50+ awards including the National Film Awards in 2018. She is one of the brand ambassadors of the Toronto International Film Festival’s 'Share Her Journey' campaign that champions the cause of gender equality in cinema.

Das’ film ‘Bulbul Can Sing’ won 14 awards and was screened at over 40 prestigious film festivals across the world. Best known for making indigenous and realistic films with non-professional actors, her films strike a chord with people across the globe. GQ India named Rima Das as one of the Most Influential Young Indians of 2018. She has been on the jury at Mumbai International Film Festival and Zlin Film Festival for Children & Youth This talk was given at a TEDx event using the TED conference format but independently organized by a local community. Learn more at https://www.ted.com/tedx
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