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Tuesday, May 18, 2021



Struggle to revive cinemas: Seats remain vacant as halls screen old movies in bid to pull crowds

February 04, 2021 11:11 am

Except Madam Chief Minister, Master, old movies like Uri the surgical strike, Ram Prasad ki tehrvi, Suraj pe mangal bhari are also being screened at the time.

West Bengal cinema halls reopen after nearly seven months

October 15, 2020 4:23 pm

Most of the 250 single-screen theatres in the state will gradually reopen before October 22, when the Durga Puja festivities will begin, an Eastern India Motion Pictures Association (EIMPA) spokesperson said.

Cinemas to open from Friday, schools in Chandigarh to remain closed

October 15, 2020 12:15 pm

Cinema owners claim to ensure social distancing among people even in corridors or in the food court. Thermal scanning of each guest would be done before each show and sanitizers would be made available.

Sunday Long Reads: Anti-CAA stir, Akbar Padamsee, cinema and more

January 12, 2020 2:32 pm

A witty friend and a generous mentor, Akbar Padamsee was an artist who merged philosophy, aesthetics in his work.

Paint Me a New World

December 08, 2019 5:00 pm

Hellaro is a celebration of colour and cause. It’s enjoyable if you can ignore the shortcomings

A children's film fest aims to bring change through cinema in schools

December 05, 2019 11:29 am

"Film pedagogy is the most effective and influential educational medium because it's a combination of audio-visual storytelling and entertainment that reaches them at an emotional level. Parents need to expose their kids to more meaningful content than just recreational games on their iPads."

Watch: Family insulted, sent out of movie hall in Bengaluru for not standing up during national anthem

October 29, 2019 10:08 am

The incident took place on October 23 during the last show for the day of Asuran, a Dhanush-starred Tamil movie.

Accessible cinema: Govt asks filmmakers to make audio descriptions part of production

October 14, 2019 8:56 pm

However, since the costs for audio descriptions increase to about 2.5 lakhs per film, a film at least needs to release in 700 screens.

Now streaming: regional cinema from the Northeast

August 22, 2018 8:58 pm

Movietonne is Northeast India’s first dedicated online platform to stream local films

Amit Madheshiya on engaging with multiple media and his documentary, The Cinema Travellers

February 20, 2018 9:34 am

Beyond the reception their film has received internationally, Amit Madheshiya and Shirley Abraham's engagement with the subject isn’t quite over yet. They are also working on a book that can tell the tales they couldn’t through the film or the photographs.


Meet the women screenwriters behind some Hollywood classics

June 22, 2020 6:15 pm

While they are less talked about, writers like Leigh Bracket, Anita Loos and Frances Marion wrote dialogue for some of Hollywood’s most cherished films.