Inspiring Filmmaker: 2017

Veena Rao

Brooklyn, New York
Veena Rao

Veena Rao is a director and producer based in Brooklyn. Her films have screened at festivals worldwide, have been featured on publications such as The Atlantic, and National Geographic, and have aired on the Documentary Channel and Current TV. She is an alumna of NYU's Tisch School of the Arts and a member of Brooklyn Filmmakers Collective, Film Fatales, and the New York Women in Film & Television Documentary Committee.

FILM: The Honeys and the Bears

The Honeys and the Bears

Members of a synchronized swim team for seniors describe the freedom of the water.

Past Screenings:
  • DocuWest Documentary Film Festival
  • DOXA Documentary Film Festival
  • Indy Film Festival
  • Long Beach International Film Festival
  • Lower East Side Film Festival