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

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

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

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

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.

Through a different lens

In its second coming, socially-conscious cinema is demanding mainstream privileges.

A kiss isn’t just a kiss

Cinema may not have invented kissing, but movies helped make it more essential


U R Ananthamurthy: Against the Current

Pattabhi Rama Reddy’s rendering of Samskara launched the parallel cinema in Kannada.

Lights, camera, action... uppercut

We follow Mary Kom on the promotional tour for her eponymous biopic, and see how real transforms into reel.

Cinema Connect

Istoria, the annual festival by the PR students of Xavier Institute of Communication, was a fun evening.

Student of cinema

In the limelight for Miss Lovely,actor Niharika Singh talks about discovering cinema after leaving Mumbai.

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Meet the women screenwriters behind some Hollywood classics

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.