Another mile stone Rima Das’s Village Rockstars is India’s official entry for Oscars, 2019 in Foreign Language Film category
Village Rockstars was literally an one woman crew, an one woman film-making army. It is directed, produced, edited by Rima Das. The movie is scheduled to get theatrical release in India on 28 September 2018.
It took 4 years to complete the movie. Village Rockstars bagged 11 international film awards within 3 months and on 13th April it won four National Film Awards at 56th National Film Award in 2018.
Plot/Story: Village Rockstars, is a story of Dhunu, a 10-year-old girl. Dhunu, who dreams of having the possession of a guitar and to form a music band along with couple of local village boys. She named the band as The Rockstars.
But being a girl she has to struggle with the gender biases.
The same boys who want to be a part of the band sometimes mock and ill-treat her as she’s a girl. Her mother is the source of inspiration in her life, she always backs her daughter but this time it seems that backing her daughter’s spendthrift dream is a bit difficult.
In past, Village Rockstars was screened at Mumbai Film Festival, 2017 ( 12th October – 18th October ). It was screened at Toronto International Film Festival which was held from 7th September to 17th September, 2017, Toronto, Canada.