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Village Rockstars

    Village Rockstars

    India / Color / 87' / 2017

    In a small village in northeast India, 10-year-old Dhunu dreams of having her own rock band. Her vibrant spirit, imagination and self-assurance stand out in a world where girls are expected to be timid and submissive. With her gang of boys and the support of her widowed mother, Dhunu faces the struggles of her daily life and hopes for the day she can finally play on a real guitar.

    Rima Das

    Rima Das is a self-taught film writer, producer, and director. Born and raised in a small village in Assam in northeast India, she is now based in Mumbai and Assam. Her first feature Man with the binoculars premiered in the First Feature Competition at Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival 2016 and at MAMI Mumbai Film Festival. In addition to writing and directing feature fiction and documentary films, she also manages a film production company called Flying River Films in Mumbai, which supports local, independent filmmaking in the region.

    Cast & Crew

    • direction: Rima Das
    • Cinematography: Rima Das
    • Editing: Rima Das
    • music: Nilotpal Borah
    • Sound Design: Amrit Pritam
    • Film Cast: Bhanita Das, Basanti Das, Boloram Das, Rinku Das, Bishnu Kalita, Manabendra Das, Bhaskar Das
    • producer:: Rima Das
    • original language:  Assamese


    • Man with the binoculars (2016)
    • Pratha (2009)