The Great Artist
Sunday, September 26th
10:00am - Narrative Short Films Block
Hickory Community Theatre
Directed by Indrani Pal-Chaudhuri
A gifted artist finds himself in a broken balance between creating world class art and the all too silent struggle of self care as his life begins to unravel because of his Dissociative Identity Disorder.
Indrani Pal-Chaudhuri is a Disruptive Innovator, Tribeca Film Festival 2019 award-winning director, photographer, and social justice advocate, Max Mark-Cranbrook 2019 Global Peacemaker and United Nations Women’s Entrepreneurship Distinguished Fellow, Indrani creates transformative, multi-platform works of art, innovation and social impact. Extensive global expertise leveraging the power of art, media, technology, celebrity, music, fashion, branding, and education, her work consistently empowers diversity, equality, and environmental sustainability. The recipient of 29 awards, and published in media outlets from HBO to CNN and the New York Times to Vogue and Vanity Fair, she has created the image of over 300 brands, from Pepsi and Nike to L’Oreal. Discovered and mentored by David Bowie, she launched the solo careers of Beyonce and Lady Gaga creating their debut album art. Exhibited in museums worldwide and in the permanent collections of the National Portrait Gallery at the Smithsonian. Co-Host of the Global People’s Summit at the United Nations, Host of New York Live Arts’ AI Humanities Symposium, Co-Founder and CMO of several companies, and Executive Director of Shakti Empowerment Education foundation for women and children in India. Prolific public speaker at prestigious conferences and universities such as Harvard University Kennedy School Carr Center, she is a Princeton University anthropologist and visiting lecturer on “Mobilizing Millions at the Intersection of Art, Film and Social Good.