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Gulabi Gang (Documentary)

By |July 29th, 2015|reviews|

We look back at the fantastic national-award-winning documentary by Nishtha Jain.

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Sulemani Keeda (2014)

By |July 27th, 2015|reviews|

We look back on a charming little home-grown indie from 2014, Sulemani Keeda - a definitive B-town film about struggling writers and their lives in the Mumbai suburb of Versova.

  • Director Sudhish Kamath

You write the cheque, I write the draft

By |July 25th, 2015|Filmmakers POV|

Sudhish Kamath, who quit his job as a journalist and film critic with THE HINDU to develop scripts, writes about the perils and pitfalls of a screenwriting career in Bollywood.

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2014: Little Pockets, Beating Hearts

By |July 23rd, 2015|Critics Speak, Features|

Film Critic Rahul Desai looks back on some underrated works of conviction and truth in 2014; all of them largely independent, small and brave Hindi films that defied convention.

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Ship Of Theseus (2013)

By |July 23rd, 2015|Critics Speak, reviews|

Film critic Tanul Thakur looks back at one of the defining Indian films of 2013.

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My Moving Picture

By |July 21st, 2015|Filmmakers POV|

Vivek Kumar, producer of 'Surkhaab', writes about a long journey that continues to throw him onto the shores of Mumbai.

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“You can work with us only if the script excites you.”

By |July 19th, 2015|Interviews|

Neeraj Ghaywan, director of MASAAN, speaks to us about his film on the eve of its release in Indian cinemas.

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Critic’s Choice: CELLULOID MAN

By |July 18th, 2015|Critics Speak, reviews|

Film critic Mayank Shekhar writes about the CELLULOID MAN, an Indian documentary (2012) that explores the work of legendary film archivist P.K. Nair

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Marching to my own heartbeat

By |July 16th, 2015|Filmmakers POV|

Indie filmmaker and 'The Great Indian Traveling Cinema' pioneer Sandeep Mohan writes intimately about his two films, life and a ticking heart.

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Film Review: Margarita, with a Straw

By |July 14th, 2015|reviews|

A difficult film to watch; not because of the disabilities it tries to deal with, but because of the abilities of its vastly intelligent and afflicted characters to recognise the concept of 'normalcy'.

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Everything That Glitters (Part 2/2)

By |July 12th, 2015|Filmmakers POV|

FESTIVAL 102: Filmmaker Srinivas Sunderrajan feels, exudes, exorcizes and writes the much-awaited sequel to his Indie journey. (Part 2/2)

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“The thing I love most about writing is the detailing.”

By |July 11th, 2015|Interviews|

Varun Grover, the screenplay writer of Neeraj Ghaywan's MASAAN, speaks to us freely about writing, and about his multi-faceted career.

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Film Review: QISSA

By |July 9th, 2015|reviews|

Qissa bears a sinking stigmatic framework similar to Pakistani filmmaker Shoaib Mansoor’s groundbreaking 'BOL'—perhaps the highest compliment a social drama can be accorded these days.

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Film Review: Surkhaab

By |July 8th, 2015|reviews|

Not many seem to have heard about Surkhaab, an independent well-acted Indo-Canadian tale about a Bhatinda-based Judo champ who illegally migrates to Toronto to live with her younger brother.

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Everything That Glitters (Part 1/2)

By |July 6th, 2015|Filmmakers POV|

FESTIVAL 101: Indie filmmaker Srinivas Sunderrajan writes about his early experiences on the festival circuit. (Part 1)

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No Wooden Horse

By |July 4th, 2015|archive, Critics Speak|

Anhey Gorey Da Daan (2011) was a bitter pill to swallow, but a necessary one, writes film critic Aniruddha Guha

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Chasing Phalke: An interview with Kamal Swaroop

By |July 2nd, 2015|Interviews|

Film critic Tanul Thakur speaks to filmmaker Kamal Swaroop about his documentary on Dadasaheb Phalke, a project that's taken two decades to materialise.

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Film Review: COURT (2015)

By |July 1st, 2015|reviews|

Tamhane, unlike most directors, doesn’t feel the need to celebrate his culture and craft. He creates a self-explanatory portrait. His views are there for everyone to see.