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About

Helmed by Founder and Producer Rima Das, Flying River Films brings forth human stories that transcend boundaries and create conversations. The films explores indigenous and realistic stories that speak of complicated relationships, finding purpose and coming of age. She has worn multiple hats of Writer, Director, Producer, Cinematographer, Editor for her films Village Rockstars and Bulbul Can Sing.

GQ India named Rima Das as one of the Most Influential Young Indians of 2018. She is one of the Brand Ambassadors of Toronto International Film Festivals 'Share Her Journey' campaign that champions the cause of gender equality in cinema. She has been on the jury of Berlin International Film Festival Generation 14plus, Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival, Mumbai International Film Festival and Zlin Film Festival for Children & Youth.

Film Highlights

VILLAGE ROCKSTARS premiered at Toronto International Film Festival and was screened at over 80 prestigious film festivals around the world. It bagged over 50 Awards including the National Film Awards 2018 for the Best Feature Film and was India's Official Entry to the Academy Awards 'Oscars' 2019. 


BULBUL CAN SING premiered at Toronto International Film Festival and was screened at Berlin, Busan and Mumbai International Film Festivals, among 40 prestigious film festivals across the world and won 14 awards, including the National Film Award for the Best Assamese Film and the Special Mention - Generation 14plus at Berlinale. Both the films are streaming on platforms like Netflix and Amazon Prime.
 

FOR EACH OTHER, part of the BRICS anthology 'Neighbors' Produced by Jia Zhang-ke premiered at Pingyao International Film Festival and was screened at Indian Film Festival of Los Angeles.