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“I’m not a film geek. I’d rather just create my own.”

By |October 31st, 2015|Interviews|

JioMAMI 2015: A chat with acclaimed Thithi director Raam Reddy about his film, background and working with non-professional actors.

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JioMAMI 2015: The Voices Of PLACEBO

By |October 29th, 2015|Film Festivals, Interviews|

'Placebo' director Abhay Kumar & co-creator Archana Phadke speak about their documentary, its 4-year journey, the challenges, their collaboration and its upcoming Indian Premiere at the Mumbai Film Festival.

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JioMAMI 2015: The Other Movies

By |October 29th, 2015|archive, Film Festivals|

JioMAMI Film Festival 2015: We take a look at a few films that haven't generated as much buzz as the popular ones, but should still be on your must-watch list.

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From Pencils to Puppeteer

By |October 27th, 2015|Features, Interviews|

Mozez Singh, whose directorial debut 'Zubaan' opened the 2015 Busan Film Festival, opens up to us about his dream-studded journey.

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“Respect viewers by not thinking of them while making your film.”

By |October 23rd, 2015|Interviews|

JIO MAMI MUMBAI FILM FESTIVAL 2015: An interview with filmmaker Aadish Keluskar, whose debut Marathi-language feature-length film 'Kaul (A Calling)' will play in the 'India Gold' section at this year's festival.

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Nayantara’s Necklace: Beads of Intrigue

By |October 18th, 2015|reviews|

Our review of Jaydeep Sarkar's short film 'Nayantara's Necklace' - the second in the series of Royal Stag Barrel Large Shorts after Sujoy Ghosh's 'Ahalya'.

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Winds of Change

By |October 15th, 2015|Interviews|

For the upcoming 2015 jioMAMI festival, director Anthony Chen will be part of the prestigious jury for the 'India Gold' section. He had won the 'Best Director' award in the 2013 Mumbai Film Festival for his Cannes winner, 'Ilo Ilo'. Back then, film critic Tanul Thakur spoke to him about Singaporean filmmaking, his successes and ambitions.

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The Sighs and Sobs of 1971

By |October 12th, 2015|reviews|

Children Of War, a little-known film portraying the atrocities of the 1971 Bangladesh Liberation War, stood out for its authenticity and inspired performances. We look back and analyse this relentlessly dark work of passion.

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Film Criticism: An Art for an Art

By |October 8th, 2015|Critics Speak|

Film critic Rahul Desai writes an intimate piece about the love, frustrations and emotions that come with being a reviewer.

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Talvar: An Inescapable Act Of Faith

By |October 6th, 2015|reviews|

We examine the impact of Meghna Gulzar and Vishal Bhardwaj's 'Talvar' - a film so powerful that it is impossible to consume - on our collective conscience. Not to be missed; one of the finest examples of procedural storytelling in recent times.

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The Cutting Edge

By |October 3rd, 2015|Interviews|

Apurva Asrani, the writer and editor of the upcoming 'Aligarh', speaks to iiF about the film, his craft, career, collaborator Hansal Mehta and film criticism.