Roadside Scientist (Award Winning Documentary)
Director: Diganta Dey
The film is about a President Award winning scientist of India who made a low cost system for water conservation but now lives in a remote place with poverty without the valuation of his innovation.
Director Biography- Diganta Dey was born in 9th May 1994 in a small village at Coochbehar district of West Bengal state in India.At the age of 12 he started writing when he was in high school.After that in 2012 he came to Kolkata city for pursuing higher studies.From that time he started filmmaking with out any conventional film training.Till now he got 16 Awards & 40 up film festival selections worldwide for his experimental cinemas.His notable projects are 'The Silent Wheel','Khelna Bati(My Toy World)', 'Monalisa Feelings'.
Length- 10 Min:49 Sec
Language - Bengali
Subtitle - English (Spanish,Italian)
Directed & Produced By- Diganta Dey
Cinematography- Mayukh Chakraborty
Sound Recording- Dyutiman Dutta
Post Production- Rajkumar Maitra & Raktim Chakraborty
Music- Kevin Macleod
Film Still- Sanjib Sutradhar
Production Manager- Ananya Adhikary,Anamika Sinha
Subtitle- Soumyasree Ghosh,Judhajit Sarkar
Production- Teammate Workers
Awards & Festival Participation -
Best Documentary Film Award in ‘Professional Non Fiction’ category of Reel Life Film Festival 2017.
Best Documentary Director & Golden Medal For Noble Work Award at Model N Movie International Short Film Festival 2017.
Best Documentary Content Award in Aahan International Short Film Festival 2018.
Best Documentary Film Award in 3rd North Bengal Cine Awards 2017 by NBFTATWA.
Best Bengali Documentary Award in 'Competitive SEED Section' of Hyderabad Bengali Film Festival 2018.
2nd Best Documentary Award in 4th Sutanuti Documentary & Short Film Festival 2018.
Best Documentary Film at Ritu Rangam Film Festival 2018 in the memory of maestro 'Rituparno Ghosh'.
Officially Selected in 23rd Kolkata International Film Festival 2017.
Officially Selected in 'Competitive Section' of 1st South Asian Short Film Festival 2018 by Federation of Film Societies of India.
Officially Selected in Arthouse Asia 2018 (Competitive Short Documentary Section)
Officially Selected in K.R Mohanan International Documentary Film Festival 2018. (Kerala)
Officially Selected in Session on Shorts Festival 2017 by Federation of Film Societies Of India (Eastern Region).
Officially Selected in Cardiff International Film Festival 2017 (UK).
Officially Selected in Sandalia Sustainability Film Festival 2017 (Italy) Competitive Category.
Officially Selected in Festival de Cine Independiente de Sogamoso 2018(FECISO) in 'International Documentary' section in Columbia.
Officially Selected in International Ecological Film Festival 2018 (Russia).
Officially Selected in 3rd Kalinga International Film Festival 2017. (Bhubaneswar)
Officially Selected in Pickurflick Indie Film Festival 2017.(New Delhi)
Officially Selected in Ranaghat Art Festival 2017(Competitive Section).
Officially Selected in Imagenia 2017 (Balurghat Film & Photography Festival).
Officially Invited to screen at Siuri Short Film Festival 2018 to promote independent film in small town of Birbhum district.
Officially Selected in Bardhaman Short Film Festival 2017.
Officially Selected in Cinematic 2k18 Film Festival 2018 in Government College of Engineering and Ceramic Technology Kolkata.
Officially Selected in Y-Frames National Short Film Festival 2018 by NSHM Knowledge Campus.
Officially Selected in Choto Chobir Utsav 2018 at Joypur Primary School,Hoogly for Children Screening & introduction with alternative cinema.An initiative of Independent Film Council.
Officially Selected in Strasburg International Film Festival 2018 (U.S.A).