Assam Born Rupam Sarmah’s ‘One Little Finger’ in the Race for Oscars
GUWAHATI: Jorhat born Rupam Sarmah’s movie, ‘One Little Finger’ has been landed in the race for the Academy Awards 2020.
The film has been nominated in three categories - Original Song, Best Film and Best Original Score.
‘One Little Finger’ has received an overwhelming response on various film festivals all across the world and won the ‘Best Film for Inspiration Making a Global Impact – Founders Award’ at the Riverside International Film Festival held at Los Angeles earlier in the year.
The movie is about an American neurologist (Tamela D'Amico), who uproots her life to study music therapy in India and ends up helping people with disabilities by bringing them together through music.
Sarmah is a musician, filmmaker, entrepreneur, and computer scientist who currently resides in California. He has written and directed the film and is receiving international acclaim for daring to make the film with 80 disabled persons.
As a Filmmaker, Producer and Director, Rupam has directed documentaries, short films, and feature films and has worked with some of the award-winning artists and actors -- Siedah Garrett, Dan Aykroyd, Moloya Goswami and more.