"I just needed to get my voice out and the only way I could do it was by writing"

Rakesh Dasgupta was born in Calcutta, India, and since he was a child, he always wanted to move to the US. Years later, Rakesh moved to LA and started playing in several films ("I never planned to be an actor, it just happened"). Life seemed to be perfect- Rakesh's dream came true. But then he realized that being alone in a foreign land can be challenging ("I couldn’t open my mouth because there was no one to listen"). Rakesh didn't give up on his dream. He started writing his first feature film "Shiva" ("I just needed to get my voice out and the only way I could do it was via writing"). Shiva tells the story of a South Asian movie star in Hollywood who struggles to hide his troubled family

"Interviewing the subjects of the film only weeks after the tragedy was a big emotional challen

The Wachowskis, The Coens, The Duplass'... And now, meet The Zimbalists! Jeff & Michael Zimbalist are Emmy and Peabody Award winning writer/directors whose films have broadcast on HBO, Netflix, PBS, CBS, Fox, ESPN, Showtime, among others, and been theatrically distributed worldwide. Most recently, The Zimbalists won LAFA Best Director with "Give Us This Day" (premiered at Tribeca 2018), Best Inspirational Film with "Momentum Generation" (debuts December 11th 2018, exclusively on HBO), and Best Picture with "Nossa Chape", that was theatrically released in 21 markets throughout the U.S. and broadcast by Fox. Jeff & Michael Zimbalist Nossa Chape is a moving documentary that tracks the rebuildin

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