VILLAGE ROCKSTARS

December 2, 2018, 5:00 P.M.

The Ray Stark Family Theatre, SCA 108, George Lucas Building, USC School of Cinematic Arts Complex, 900 W. 34th Street, Los Angeles, CA 90007

Outside the Box [Office] and Flying River Films invite you and a guest to attend a special advance screening of
 

Village Rockstars



Written, Directed, and Produced by Rima Das

Followed by a Q&A with Rima Das

5:00 P.M. on Sunday, December 2nd, 2018

The Ray Stark Family Theatre, SCA 108
900 W. 34th Street, Los Angeles, CA 90007


FREE ADMISSION. OPEN TO THE PUBLIC. RSVPs REQUIRED.




 

India’s Official Oscar Entry for Best Foreign Language Film at the 91st Academy Awards.


Village Rockstars traveled to over 70 film festivals around the world, including:

  • Toronto International Film Festival (Discovery Section) 2017

  • Guwahati International Film Festival

  • Dharamshala International Film Festival (Closing film)

  • San Sebastien Film Festival 2017

  • Kerala International Film Festival (International Competition) 2017 

  • MAMI Mumbai Film Festival 2017, India
     

About Village Rockstars


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.

Provided courtesy of Flying River Films. Not rated. Running time: 87 minutes. In Hindi, with English subtitles.

Visit the Official Website: https://www.villagerockstars.com/
Visit the Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/villageRockstars/
Visit the Twitter Page: https://twitter.com/VillageRockFilm


   

About the Guest


RIMA DAS (Writer, Director, Producer, Cinematographer, Editor)

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 (ANTARDRISHTI) 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. VILLAGE ROCKSTARS, her second feature, held its World Premiere at Toronto Film Festival in 2018 and screened in the New Directors Competition in San Sebastian. VILLAGE ROCKSTARS is India’s official entry for the Best Foreign Language Film Oscar®.

About Outside the Box [Office]


Outside the Box [Office] is a weekly showcase for upcoming releases highlighting world cinema, documentary and independent film titles. Recognizing a need for greater diversity on campus, the series will draw from around the globe to present movies that may challenge, inspire or simply entertain.

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Check-In & Reservations


This screening is free of charge and open to the public. Please bring a valid USC ID or print out of your reservation confirmation, which will automatically be sent to your e-mail account upon successfully making an RSVP through this website. Doors will open at 4:45 P.M.

All SCA screenings are OVERBOOKED to ensure seating capacity in the theater, therefore seating is not guaranteed based on RSVPs. The RSVP list will be checked in on a first-come, first-served basis until the theater is full. Once the theater has reached capacity, we will no longer be able to admit guests, regardless of RSVP status.

Parking


The USC School of Cinematic Arts is located at 900 W. 34th St., Los Angeles, CA 90007. Parking passes may be purchased for $12.00 at the USC Royal Street Entrance, located at the intersection of W. Jefferson Blvd. & Royal Street. We recommend the USC Royal Street Structure, at the far end of 34th Street. Limited street parking is also available along Jefferson Blvd.

Contact Information

Name: Alessandro Ago
Email: aago@cinema.usc.edu