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Sex And The City: Down Jasmine-scented Alleys Of Memory

Sex And The City: Down Jasmine-scented Alleys Of Memory

A short film that chronicles Calcutta’s rapid transformation into a megalopolis after colonisation, through the unique lens of sex work

24 June 2022
Resurrection: A Film About The Making Of A Pioneering Classic. What's There Not To Like?

Resurrection: A Film About The Making Of A Pioneering Classic. What's There Not To Like?

I am unabashedly guilty of the first and have to confess that Anik Dutta’s Aparajito—about the making of Pather Panchali, a tribute to Ray in his...

05 June 2022

Sarika: Roles Of Playing Mothers Onscreen Kept Me Away From The Silver Screen

Actress Sarika was last seen in 'Baar Baar Dekho' got candid about the ageism and how the roles of mothers start getting foisted on older actress during an...

Abhishek Banerjee's 'Vakeel Babu' Selected For New York Indian Film Festival

Abhishek Banerjee's 'Vakeel Babu' Selected For New York Indian Film Festival

Actor Abhishek Banerjee announced on his Instagram that his short film 'Vakeel Babu' got selected for the New York Indian Film Festival.

25 April 2022

Jean-Marc Vallée's Cause Of Death Revealed

The filmmaker, known for films such as "Dallas Buyers Club" and "Wild", passed away suddenly at the age of 58 on December 25 in his cabin near Quebec City,...

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09 April 2022
'Turning Red': How Pixar Film's Misses Hit All The Right Notes

'Turning Red': How Pixar Film's Misses Hit All The Right Notes

The world of Turning Red is unabashedly women’s. Its central characters — all women and girls — overthrow the prescribed script of norms that robs women...


22 February 2022
Oscars 2022: Gender, Caste And Class Were Irrelevant For Makers Of 'Writing With Fire'

Oscars 2022: Gender, Caste And Class Were Irrelevant For Makers Of 'Writing With Fire'

Co-director Sushmit Ghosh of ‘Writing With Fire’ says, 'the protagonists of the film are Dalit women and they are championing the true values of...


15 February 2022
Creativity From Chaos: How Anti-CAA, NRC Protests Inspired Art

Creativity From Chaos: How Anti-CAA, NRC Protests Inspired Art

A short film, a book on first person accounts and songs by the music industry, the anti-CAA, NRC protests which spread across the National Capital in 2019-...


14 February 2022
Actor Rajesh Tailang's Directorial Is About Self-Discovery

Actor Rajesh Tailang's Directorial Is About Self-Discovery

Actor Rajesh Tailang says he got the idea of his upcoming short film, while he was waiting at an airport.


28 January 2022
‘4 Shades Of Leap’ Director Indranil Banerjee: I Don't Make Commercial Movies For Money

‘4 Shades Of Leap’ Director Indranil Banerjee: I Don't Make Commercial Movies For Money

Filmmaker, editor, and writer Indranil Banerjee discusses his journey and career in the film industry and talks about his upcoming projects.


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27 December 2021
'Dallas Buyers Club' And 'Big Little Lies' Director, Jean-Marc Vallée, Dies At 58

'Dallas Buyers Club' And 'Big Little Lies' Director, Jean-Marc Vallée, Dies At 58

Filmmaker Jean-Marc Vallée, best known for directing films such as 'Dallas Buyers Club', 'Big Little Lies' and 'Wild', has passed away at the age of 58.


15 December 2021
How Short Films Are Making A Boom During Covid-19 Pandemic

How Short Films Are Making A Boom During Covid-19 Pandemic

Short film boom during Covid-19 pandemic: With the appetite for consumption increasing and attention span changing, audiences are becoming more receptive to...


25 October 2021
Prakash Jha On 'The Highway Man': It Shows Education Is Important For A Girl Child

Prakash Jha On 'The Highway Man': It Shows Education Is Important For A Girl Child

Prakash Jha tells Outlook that 'Highway Nights' has a very strong message, and is a heart-warming story that talks about the abuse of women.


20 September 2021
Ali Fazal Recalls The 'Fun' He Had While Shooting For Arati Kadav's Upcoming Short Film

Ali Fazal Recalls The 'Fun' He Had While Shooting For Arati Kadav's Upcoming Short Film

'Fukrey' star Ali Fazal shot for the yet-to-be-titled science fiction movie in Mumbai for four days.


07 May 2021
Anupam Kher Bags Best Actor Award At New York Film Fest For Short Film 'Happy Birthday'

Anupam Kher Bags Best Actor Award At New York Film Fest For Short Film 'Happy Birthday'

Directed by Prasad Kadam, the film is one of the most highly anticipated short films of the year and stars Anupam Kher and Aahana Kumra.


23 February 2021
Kalira Atita: A Film By Nila Madhab Panda Speaks Of The Emotional Impact Of Climate Change

Kalira Atita: A Film By Nila Madhab Panda Speaks Of The Emotional Impact Of Climate Change

Filmmaker Nila Madhab Panda’s Odia film ‘Kalira Atita’ (Yesterday’s Past) talks about his own trauma of witnessing the ferocious sea gobble up village...


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17 August 2020
'Padmavyuha' Is About How Religion Can Be Used In Positive Way: Javed Jaffrey On His Short Film

'Padmavyuha' Is About How Religion Can Be Used In Positive Way: Javed Jaffrey On His Short Film

Actor-comedian Javed Jaffrey says his new short film is about how mythology can be buried strong and can be taken both in a positive and negative way.


04 May 2020
I Wanted To Find a Bridge Between Sona Mohapatra’s Music And Politics: Deepti Gupta

I Wanted To Find a Bridge Between Sona Mohapatra’s Music And Politics: Deepti Gupta

In conversation with Deepti Gupta, the director of ‘Shut Up Sona’, about her first feature-length documentary and the challenges of being a female...


16 July 2018
Documentary On Thai Cave Rescue Operation Set Be Aired Soon

Documentary On Thai Cave Rescue Operation Set Be Aired Soon

The young footballers -- in the age group of 11-16 -- were rescued on July 10 after being stuck inside the cave for 18 days.


11 June 2018
The Debut District

The Debut District

Collector Bro turns to ­cinema via Cannes Film Festival


11 June 2018
Bollywood’s Haiku Bloom

Bollywood’s Haiku Bloom

Crisp, nuanced and noticeable, short films are much in vogue


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