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Screening of “Village Rockstars”

February 24, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm

Girls Rock Austin has partnered with Indie Meme,  a 501c(3) non-profit, with a mission to promote socially relevant independent cinema from South Asia in an effort to influence social and cultural awareness and consciousness, for the only screening of “Village Rockstars” in Austin at AFS Cinema.

Don’t miss it!

INDIA | Drama | 87 min | Coming of Age | Assamese with English subtitles


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.


Academy Awards 2019- India’s Official Entry “Best Foreign Language Film (Not Nominated)
National Film Awards 2018- Best Feature Film
National Film Awards 2018- Best Child Artist
National Film Awards 2018- Best Location Sound Recordist
National Film Awards 2018- Best Editing
MAMI 2018 – Golden Gateway award for best film in India Gold Category
MAMI 2018 – Oxfam Best Film for Gender Equality award
MAMI 2018 – Young Critics Choice Award
Cork Film Festival 2017 – Gradam Spiorad Na Feile/ Spirit of the Festival Award
Cairo International Film Festival 2017 – Best Artistic Contribution from the International Critic’s Week competition
Olympia International Film Festival 2017 – Best Actress/Best Director/Special Jury prize
Smile International Film Festival 2017 – Best Children’s Film / Best Actor
Cine Junior Film Festival, France 2018 – Grand Prix (Best Film)
Muestra de Cine Lanzarote, Spain 2017 – Best Young Film
Indian Film Festival of LA 2018 – Grand Jury Prize for Best Feature
Buenos Aires Festival Internacional de Cine Independiente, Argentina – SIGNIS Prize
Prag Cine Awards 2018 – Best Film/Best Actor (Female) /Best Editing / Best Sound Designer / Jury’s Special Mention
Assam state Film Award & Festival – Best Dir / Best Sound design / Best debut Actress / Best Cinematography
BRICS film Festival 2018 – Best Actress / Special Jury Award


Kids: $5.00 ($6.17 w/service fee)

Member (Indie Meme Discounted Price for Members):  $10.00 ($11.34 w/service fee)

General (Non-member Price):  $12.00 ($13.41 w/service fee)




February 24, 2019
11:00 am - 1:00 pm