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Dharamshala International Film Festival


Laali: A short film on loneliness, longing for love

November 12, 2020 1:20 pm

If you understand the pain of love that never culminated, the kind of love which lives only in your memory and you learn to live in its absence, you would know that the silence and the red dress in the film are fragments of a lost love

Documentary on female infanticide and rape seeks allyship, not protection, from men

November 09, 2020 11:59 am

Son Rise is a rare documentary on female subjugation which puts men at the centre stage.

Ghar Ka Pata: A heart-rending tale of homecoming and loss

November 10, 2020 1:09 pm

Ghar Ka Pata, in essence, documents Madhulika’s shifting status from a tourist to an immigrant. But apart from being a heart-rending personal account, it provides human faces to an exodus whose severity keeps coming in the way of recovery.

CatDog, the only Indian entry in the 73rd Cannes festival, that just won the first prize, turns children’s gaze inside out

November 04, 2020 12:30 pm

Ashmita Guha Neogi’s unsettling FTII diploma film, currently screening at the 9th Dharamshala Film Festival, is a bare-bone representation of childhood/adolescence in contemporary Indian cinema.

Dhummas: The Gujarati short film is a compelling tale of familial abuse

November 02, 2020 2:01 pm

Nainisha Dedhia’s Gujarati short film Dhummas (Haze) details a tale of systematic familial abuse through the lens of two women

Dharamshala International Film Festival makes its digital debut

October 28, 2020 3:38 pm

The delegates of the ongoing edition of Dharamshala International Film Festival will miss the mountain air and intimacy but will have access to a larger bouquet of movies

Escape to the Hills

November 07, 2019 12:34 am

The 8th edition of Dharamshala International Film Festival is ready with an eclectic line-up of movies.

A River Runs Through It

November 19, 2015 12:29 am

For his award-winning debut feature film, Kothanodi, Bhaskar Hazarika reimagines the mesmerising fables of his home, Assam

Sting in the Tale: Documentary filmmaker Mano Khalil on the plight of Kurdish refugees

November 03, 2014 12:25 pm

Documentary filmmaker Mano Khalil, whose film The Beekeeper had its India premiere at DIFF, on panning the camera on the plight of Kurdish refugees and describing their struggles for a better life

Beyond the Hills

September 17, 2014 6:52 am

The third edition of Dharamshala International Film festival promises a fair mix of popular and award-winning cinema.