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Tuesday, June 02, 2020



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.

Through a different lens

May 12, 2016 12:45 am

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

A kiss isn’t just a kiss

December 15, 2014 2:49 am

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

U R Ananthamurthy: Against the Current

August 25, 2014 3:33 pm

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


Meet the women screenwriters behind some Hollywood classics

September 24, 2018 5:50 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.