About IIF

This author has not yet filled in any details.
So far IIF has created 628 blog entries.
  • nomad

Review: Nomadland

By |April 10th, 2021|reviews|

A review of the Chloe Zhao's Oscar-tipped NOMADLAND.

  • pyaasa

Movies Are Us: Shivani Dixit

By |April 6th, 2021|Podcasts|

Movies Are Us: Journalist Shivani Dixit speaks about the films Pyaasa, Manchester By The Sea & The Pursuit of Happyness.

  • pagg

Pagglait: Life after death

By |April 4th, 2021|Analysis|

Pankaj Sachdeva writes about the Netflix film, Pagglait, and its visual patterns and themes.

  • pagg

IIF Podcast: Pagglait

By |March 31st, 2021|Analysis, EditorPicksLarge, Podcasts|

Film critics Rahul Desai and Tanul Thakur discuss "Pagglait" and the growing legacy of Sanya Malhotra.

  • chitra

The sublime grace of Chitra in Abhimaan

By |March 28th, 2021|Analysis, AnalysisDisplayLarge|

Pankaj Sachdeva celebrates the grace of yesteryear actress Chitra in "Abhimaan".

  • ray3

Movies Are Us: Nabanita Kundu

By |March 25th, 2021|Podcasts|

Movies Are Us: Nabanita Kundu speaks of the Ray movies Teen Kanya, Hirak Rajar Deshe and Ghare Baire.

  • sandeep

IIF Podcast: Sandeep Aur Pinky Faraar

By |March 22nd, 2021|Analysis, EditorPicksLarge, Podcasts|

Rahul Desai and Tanul Thakur discuss "Sandeep Aur Pinky Faraar," Dibakar Banerjee's divisive new film.

  • Screen Shot 2021-03-17 at 11.47.13 AM

Dali: Most Challenging Moment

By |March 17th, 2021|Filmmakers POV|

Filmmaker Kabeer Khurana writes about the making of his new short film, DALI.

  • ray

Movies Are Us: Mohit Chomal

By |March 15th, 2021|Podcasts|

Movies Are Us: Mohit Chomal speaks about Salaam Bombay!, Maqbool, Ashani Sanket and, of course, Satyajit Ray.

  • bbb

IIF Podcast: Bombay Begums

By |March 11th, 2021|Analysis, Podcasts|

Four film critics discuss the latest Netflix series, BOMBAY BEGUMS.

  • Lootera

A Retelling of Lootera Through its Hands

By |March 8th, 2021|Analysis|

Visual essay: A retelling of Vikramaditya Motwane's LOOTERA through its hands.

  • Paul Bettany, Sophia Lillis, and Peter Macdissi appear in Uncle Frank by Alan Ball, an official selection of the Premieres program at the 2020 Sundance Film Festival. Courtesy of Sundance Institute | photo by Brownie Harris.

All photos are copyrighted and may be used by press only for the purpose of news or editorial coverage of Sundance Institute programs. Photos must be accompanied by a credit to the photographer and/or 'Courtesy of Sundance Institute.' Unauthorized use, alteration, reproduction or sale of logos and/or photos is strictly prohibited.

March 2021: Rahul Desai’s reccos

By |March 4th, 2021|Uncategorized|

Here's a list of film critic Rahul Desai's favourite titles across OTT platforms.

  • arrival

Arrival: A film from the past about the future

By |March 2nd, 2021|Analysis, Critics Speak|

A piece on why Denis Villeneuve's ARRIVAL is the definitive pandemic film.

  • white

The White Tiger: Escaping the darkness

By |February 24th, 2021|Analysis|

Pankaj Sachdeva delves into the themes and colours of Ramin Bahrani's THE WHITE TIGER.

  • eeb allay

IIF Podcast: Eeb Allay Ooo!

By |February 19th, 2021|Analysis, EditorPicksSmall, Podcasts|

Critics Rahul Desai & Tanul Thakur discuss the triumph of Eeb Allay Ooo!, Prateek Vats' critically acclaimed film now streaming on Netflix.

  • DarmiyaanLogo01

Darmiyaan: A passion project

By |February 17th, 2021|Filmmakers POV|

Journalist & podcaster Aparita Bhandari writes about the making of Darmiyaan, a fiction podcast about two ex-lovers reuniting in the city that defined them.

  • tom-hanks-news

Review: News of the World

By |February 13th, 2021|reviews|

Rachit Raj reviews the Tom Hanks starrer, News of the World, now streaming on Netflix.

  • fish

Something fishy in films

By |February 11th, 2021|Analysis|

Pankaj Sachdeva gets "fishy" with the movies.