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Documentary about a farmer, whose story is emblematic of Uttarakhand’s ‘ghost villages’, is going to the Oscars

The win at the “Oscar qualifying” festival has ensured the film a direct entry into the 92nd Academy Awards, to be held in 2020.

10 documentaries to watch in the holidays with your kids

Enjoy your holidays by watching these engaging and educative documentaries on various interesting topics with your child.


Jackson estate sues HBO for $100 mn over Leaving Neverland documentary

The Jackson estate had called Leaving Neverland "the kind of tabloid character assassination Michael Jackson endured in life, and now in death". It is set to air on HBO next month.

Hanging on a Thread

A documentary sheds light on the dying art of weaving in Varanasi- how the practicing artisans took pride in it, and now with the passage of time, the looms, neatly kept, lie untouched.

Documentary by Palghar police on sexual harassment bags award

Having visited over 250 schools around Latur, Ratnagiri, Palghar, and Pune in the last two years, the Palghar Police and Janeev Trust believe the documentary would be a way to spread the message in areas they haven’t yet visited.

A City in Dialogue

A documentary on the practise of architecture presents multiple interpretations of the discipline


Something to Chew On

A film looks at the link between Kolkata street vendors and office-goers.

The Placebo Effect

The documentary uses tools of fiction to investigate the violence that originates from brightest minds of India.

Documentary tracks Mali’s sole woman train driver

A 28-minute film, La Fille Du Rail (The Railway Girl), by french student opens Students’ Film Festival at FTII.

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