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The Monk and his Camera
Sun, Apr 26, 2015

Khyentse Norbu talks why he is not an ideal spiritual guru.

Freedom Rider
Sat, Apr 25, 2015

Raj Amit Kumar on his banned film Un-Freedom that explores taboos on religion and sexuality .

‘Masaan’ director Neeraj Ghaywan says film’s title is a metaphor for the circle of life
Fri, Apr 24, 2015

Neeraj Ghaywan’s debut feature film, Masaan, which looks at the lesser-known facets of Varanasi, is part of the Official Selection at Cannes this year.

Colours of Success
Sat, Apr 18, 2015

Tale of caste oppression in India’s hinterland won favour among critics at Indian Film Festival of Los Angeles.

Notes from the Past
Sat, Apr 18, 2015

A book on the life of Dhirendranath Ganguly chronicles the filmmaker’s contribution to Bengali cinema .

In His Zone
Wed, Apr 15, 2015

Saqib Saleem on his journey as a newcomer, actor-sister Huma Qureshi and his forthcoming sci-fi thriller.

India Calling: Photographer Craig Semetko’s exhibition captures the humour and irony on Indian streets
Tue, Apr 07, 2015

Over 40 black-and-white photos show India in a candid and “unposed” fashion, hence the title of the exhibition.

The Social Network
Sat, Apr 04, 2015

Theatre director Feroz Abbas Khan carries forward his social engagement with a TV series on women empowerment.

Sardars of Cheese
Wed, Apr 01, 2015

A documentary sheds light on a Sikh community that is keeping alive the tradition of making fine cheese in northern Italy

South Delhi single-screen landmark returns as multiplex
Fri, Mar 27, 2015

The single-screen theatre in the heart of R K Puram Sector 12 is being reborn as PVR Sangam.

Look into the Past
Mon, Mar 23, 2015

In an exhibition Cortes displays 45 photographs that give an insight into the architectural influences of these spaces.

The Cover Up: Polish crochet artiste Olek set to dress up a women’s night shelter in Delhi
Mon, Mar 16, 2015

After crocheting a locomotive, the charging bull sculpture at Wall Street and even a life-sized elephant, Polish artist Olek has opted for something simpler in Delhi - a night shelter

‘In Their Shoes’ filmmaker Atul Sabharwal talks about his venture
Thu, Mar 12, 2015

Filmmaker Atul Sabharwal’s documentary, In Their Shoes, on the leather shoes industry of Agra unwraps the bond between a father and son.

Days of the Raj: Paul Rutman on the making of his latest show Indian Summers
Mon, Mar 09, 2015

Set in Shimla during the initial years of the Indian nationalist movement, the 10-part series lays bare the repressive policies and laws of the British government that ruled Indians before independence.

Summer of the Company
Mon, Mar 09, 2015

Series creator and writer Paul Rutman speaks about the show's making, his special connection with India and the gamble taken by the producers.

A Life in Conflict
Tue, Mar 03, 2015

Documentary filmmaker Pankaj Butalia on completing Assam: A Landscape of Neglect.

Look into the Past
Thu, Feb 26, 2015

The exhibition titled “Sidhpur: Time Past Time Present”, and organised by Tasveer at Exhibit 320, displays 45 photographs.

Painting on the Wall
Mon, Feb 23, 2015

A few international artists have converted empty walls and blank spaces into vibrant canvases.

Throw of Luck
Mon, Feb 16, 2015

A film about an ultimate frisbee team from Chennai was among the winners of the Sundance Short Film Challenge.

Schoolgirls with angel wings, the Guru in flight at MSG first show
Fri, Feb 13, 2015

In the film, the Dera chief is seen tackling the drug menace in the country.

Irshad Kamil on first romantic poetry book ‘Ek Maheena Nazmon Ka’
Fri, Feb 13, 2015

Songwriter and poet Irshad Kamil and filmmaker Imtiaz Ali on their synergy.

The War Within
Mon, Feb 09, 2015

An Israeli theatre production looks at the equation between a married couple in context of Israel-Palestine conflict.

Art on the Street
Sat, Feb 07, 2015

The second edition of the St+art festival promises to showcase the best of international and Indian talent as it partners with local bodies in beautifying the city.

A Song for the Dead
Tue, Feb 03, 2015

Mourning can be therapeutic, says Lakshmi R, a guardian of the Oppari folk form for over two decades

Manish Gupta’s ‘Rahasya’ similar to Aarushi Talwar murder case?
Fri, Jan 30, 2015

With his latest release Rahasya, filmmaker Manish Gupta continues to be fascinated by realistic cinema

The Great Escape
Wed, Jan 28, 2015

Erez Laufer’s documentary celebrates the lives of his father and grandmother after they flee the concentration camps of World War II.

An Actor Prepares
Mon, Jan 26, 2015

American theatre practitioner Phillip Zarilli has been using Oriental art forms to train stage actors for decades.

They came for their hero’s movie, didn’t matter it wasn’t shown
Sat, Jan 17, 2015

Ram Rahim claims that the film is not a show of power by him and is made simply to caution the youth against abuse of drugs.

Made to Order
Sat, Jan 17, 2015

Helena Waldmann’s latest contemporary dance piece poses questions about our constant wants and desires

Sri Lankan dancer Venuri Perera on her latest solo production Traitriot
Thu, Jan 15, 2015

Sri Lankan dancer Venuri Perera explores intersections between a traitor and a patriot in Traitriot.

Recalling the valour of Indian soldiers during WW-I
Sat, Jan 10, 2015

Photo exhibition depicting contribution of Indian soldiers opens in city.

Shaking a Leg
Wed, Jan 07, 2015

Scrambled Eggs, a dance-meets-theatre routine strings together eight stories and characters.

The Philosopher’s Muse
Tue, Jan 06, 2015

In his latest book, author Ramin Jahanbegloo confronts his own thoughts after four months in Iranian prison.

Change of Habit
Fri, Dec 19, 2014

The Kung Fu Nuns from the Drukpa lineage of Buddhism can break bones and chant with equal ease. In Delhi for a performance, they talk about empowerment and Jackie Chan

The Artist: A retrospective celebrates the genius of Ruth Prawer Jhabvala
Wed, Dec 17, 2014

A retrospective celebrates the genius of award-winning novelist and scriptwriter Ruth Prawer Jhabvala.

Sight and Sound
Sun, Dec 07, 2014

Polish filmmaker Andrzej Jakimowski explores how blind students use echolation to live a normal life