BULBUL CAN SING to make its World Premiere at Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF)
National Award winning filmmaker, Rima Das’ next Assamese feature, BULBUL CAN SING to make its World Premiere at Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) 2018 in Contemporary World Cinema section
~Das’ last independent feature, the internationally acclaimed, Village Rockstars premiered at Toronto International Film Festival 2017 under Discovery Section~
Mumbai 15th August, 2018: After winning hearts with the internationally acclaimed and National Award winner feature, Village Rockstars, the writer-director-producer, Rima Das returns to the prestigious, Toronto International Film Festival with her next Assamese film, BULBUL CAN SING.
Das’ third independent feature in Assamese language will make its World Premiere at Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) 2018 in the competition segment, “Contemporary World Cinema”
The writer-director-producer made the film independently, in the same way as her earlier film, Village Rockstars. Sharing her joy, Rima says, “Its a huge honour to return to TIFF after Village Rockstars and start the journey of my next feature, Bulbul Can Sing, which will have its world premiere in the competition category – Contemporary World Cinema. It’s like homecoming for me.”
Bulbul Can Sing is a visceral coming-of-age drama about a teenage girl, Bulbul, living in a village in Assam, fighting her way through love and loss as she figures out who she really is.