Rima Das's Village Rockstars is India’s official entry into Oscars
Mumbai: After bagging National Award for the Best Film, independent filmmaker Rima Das’ Village Rockstars is now India’s official entry to the Oscars 2019 in the Best Foreign Language film category.
The announcement was made by Kannada filmmaker SV Rajendra Singh Babu and head of the Film Federation of India appointed Oscar entry selection committee on Saturday,
‘Village Rockstars’ is directed by Rima Das. It follows the story of a 10-year-old girl Assames girl named Dhunu who dreams of playing the guitar and forming a band of her own. The film was premiered at the Toronto Film Festival last year and received critical acclaim. In addition to that, the movie is in the Kamrupi dialect.