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|Occupation||Film director, producer, screenwriter, film editor|
|Website||http://www.littledust.com/ Little Dust Productions: The Official Site|
Jasmine Dellal's Movie Gypsy Caravan
|Origin||UK, US, India|
Jasmine Dellal is a British-born film director and producer.
Jasmine Dellal is an award-winning independent film director and producer. Her feature documentaries show in cinemas, festivals and TV around the world.
Dellal grew up in Great Britain, studied at Oxford, then in the United States and still spends lots of time in South India where her grandparents lived near Arunachala mountain in Tiruvannamalai. She read Modern Languages at Oxford University (French and Spanish, Balliol College). Dellal met her mentor, the iconic filmmaker Marlon Riggs while doing a Masters at the University of California at Berkeley.
In the 1990s, while based in San Francisco, Dellal founded Little Dust Productions, to make documentaries and artistic films with a social conscience. She has since moved to New York and London. She is particularly recognized for her work with Roma ("Gypsy" people).
- When the Road Bends: Tales of a Gypsy Caravan
- American Gypsy: A Stranger in Everybody's Land
- Freedom Writers
- Utopia in Four Movements (producer)
- 2008 Albert Maysles Award for Excellence – Mendocino Film Festival for When the Road Bends: Tales of a Gypsy Caravan
- 2007 AUDIENCE AWARD winner – San Francisco Independent Film Fest for When the Road Bends: Tales of a Gypsy Caravan
- 2007 Impact of Music JURY AWARD winner – Nashville Independent Film Festival for When the Road Bends: Tales of a Gypsy Caravan
- 2007 KOREA -Jeonju International Film Festival – Audience Award for When the Road Bends: Tales of a Gypsy Caravan
- 2006 Flanders International Film Festival: Audience Award for When the Road Bends: Tales of a Gypsy Caravan
- 2000 San Francisco International Film Festival Golden Spire Award for American Gypsy: A Stranger in Everybody's Land
- 1999 Atlanta Film Festival Jury Award for American Gypsy: A Stranger in Everybody's Land
- Little Dust Productions, official staff biographies
- Roddick, Nick: "The Gypsy Caravan," The Evening Standard, 23 August 2007 Archived 6 June 2011 at the Wayback Machine.
- Daily Telegraph 28 September 2007 https://www.telegraph.co.uk/culture/film/starsandstories/3668196/Interview-Director-Jasmine-Dellal-on-Gypsy-Caravan-When-the-Road-Bends....html