Another Olga by Cecilia Rumore

Cecilia Rumore graduated from Sydney Film School in 2015 with a diploma of Screen and Media. She has completed a Master of Social Work and a Bachelor of Arts. Cecilia has been practicing as a social worker for the last four years. She has worked in remote Indigenous communities, with asylum seekers within community detention, children with disabilities and cancer. Her passion for social justice fuels her documentary making.

Cecilia was awarded best director in the 22nd Sydney Film School Festival. She has also been accepted into Wales Documentary Film Festival, Melbourne Documentary Film Festival and Spotlight Documentary Film Festival for her documentary Abdullah about an Afghani asylum seeker. Documentary making, comedy and drama are the areas Cecilia is most passionate about. Her long-term goal is to be able to write and direct professionally.

 

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