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Thursday, October 29, 2020



Anand Patwardhan: 'All resistance is bravery'

October 04, 2020 11:31 am

With two of his documentaries - one new and one old - streaming online, the filmmaker, 70, talks about reason, censorship, caste politics and the Babri Masjid Verdict

Film-maker tells the story of idol-making through iPhone: 'All of us are made of mud'

September 23, 2020 12:25 pm

Mukul Kapoor's documentary, entitled ‘Ankuran, The Art of Idol Making’ dwells on the lives of the artists who spend months painstakingly sculpting clay into bulbous Ganesh idols and daubing the statuettes with fine strokes of paint.

The Social Dilemma trailer: Netflix documentary explores the evil side of social media

August 28, 2020 9:54 pm

It is not trolls who are the real villains, according to The Social Dilemma. While they do abuse and disparage while hiding behind anonymity, it is the social media sites themselves that enable this behaviour.

Phantom of the Forest

February 21, 2020 6:16 pm

In a new film, wildlife filmmaker Shaaz Jung follows the only black panther in Kabini

In the red: Kotpad handloom and its ties with nature, tribal rituals

April 06, 2019 10:20 am

Filmmaker Biswanath Rath attempts to turn attention to an old handloom tradition from Orissa’s tribal belt

The Healing Touch

September 16, 2018 11:55 am

A documentary highlights the stigma faced by people suffering from leprosy despite India being declared ‘leprosy free’ in 2005

Beyond the River

June 27, 2018 12:20 am

A documentary explores how ancient myths are used to push the idea of hypernationalism

The Revolution Will Be Screened

June 06, 2018 12:09 am

ChalChitra Abhiyaan, documentary filmmaker Nakul Singh Sawhney’s film and media collective, hopes to give a voice to the marginalised in western UP

The Factory Life

October 15, 2017 6:14 pm

Debutante Rahul Jain’s Machines presents an incisive look into the the working conditions of unorganised workers at a textile factory in Gujarat

Before it is Lost

May 20, 2016 12:07 am

Nilanjan Datta talks about his film The Headhunter, winner of the National Award for the Best Film in Wancho language