Rima Das to be conferred with ‘Someone to Watch’ award at CIFF
GUWAHATI: Filmmaker Rima Das has yet again made Assam proud. The ‘Village Rockstars’ and ‘Bulbul Can Sing’ director will receive the ‘Someone to Watch’ award at the Cleveland International Film Festival (CIFF).
This award is given to “mid-career filmmakers who are rising stars in international filmmaking,” according to CIFF. Two of her films, “Bulbul Can Sing” (2018) and “Village Rockstars” (2017) will be screened at the festival and Das will be attending the event for the same.
Currently, the director manages Mumbai-based production house, Flying River Films which supports local and independent filmmakers in the region.
The 43rd edition of CIFF will start from March 27 until April 7 in Cleveland.