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Some call me a polymath, others don’t really know how to describe me. I love creativity and engaging with curiosity.
Anupma Shanker is an independent Curator and Programme Advisor for Thurrock Film Festival. As an interdisciplinary curator, her areas of interest include Japanese Post-war and Contemporary Cinema, Iranian New Wave Cinema, Indian Parallel Cinema, Slow Cinema, and British Colonial Archives Films. She recently programmed and curated, ‘BFI Japan 2021’, a six-week long Film and Culture Festival at the Biscuit Factory Cinema, in Reading, England. Prior to this, she was the Director of Content & Research at Viacom18, India where she led the digital communication strategy for MTVIndia, ComedyCentralIndia, VH1India, Nickelodeon and Paramount Pictures.