An Urban Nomad with a camera on her shoulder
Cinema is my religion !
Anamika Bandopadhyay is an artist / activist. A documentary filmmaker , author , critic, academician and a social researcher.
She was born and raised in India where she earned her first two masters respectively in English literature and Film Studies. She earned her masters in Film making in USA from the University of Utah.
She met Michaelngelo Antonioni at the very early age that changed her life and soon was initiated into cinema through the films of Andrei Tarkovsky and Jean Luc Godard.
Aboriginal culture and her association with these communities has changed her worldview in regard of love and cinema.
She loves to think about galaxies and string theories, practices Indian Classical Music.
She lives to make cinema and to work for and with all the marginalized and the Dalit women in India.
She does Tai-chi and ancient breathing techniques everyday to gain more power to resist the the malefic patriarchy and chauvinism around the world.