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The Northeast India AV Archive: Putting context to some shaky flashbacks

October 31, 2019 1:57 pm

In a world where archives tend to be perceived as strictly academic spaces for scholars and historians, a new Northeast India-centric archive in Shillong aims at being different: accessible, interactive and user-friendly.

A new Bodo film tells the story of Assam’s bloody past

June 25, 2019 12:11 pm

In the deeply personal Jwlwi-The Seed, filmmaker-actor Rajni Basumatary, manages to tell the story of not one but a thousand families, who grew up amidst the violent insurgencies of Northeast India

Mizoram: how the show goes on

September 26, 2018 10:36 am

Bereft of a single movie theatre, how Mizoram produces and consumes its films: loud speaker announcements, door-to-door ticket sales, dubbing and directors who double up as producers, distributors and even actors.

For Home and Country

September 21, 2018 12:22 am

How two young men from small-town Assam gave the Northeast its first big-budget multilingual film, that brings to the fore issues of drug abuse, children victimised in armed conflicts and man-nature divide.

Old stories, new lessons

December 19, 2014 1:00 am

With new films unable to hold viewers’ interest movie channels are falling back upon old flicks. Regional cinema could hold the key to bringing back the audiences

Women score on regional cinema front at fest

December 12, 2014 1:00 am

Maharashtra Tourism development Corporation (MTDC) held a festival of films that focused on the works of women in different fields of film-making.

Regional cinema a misnomer: Director Goutam Ghose

September 07, 2014 12:40 pm

National-award winning filmmaker Goutam Ghose claims that it is misleading to term Hindi films as national cinema and films in other languages of the country as regional cinema.

Parvathy Omanakuttan felt supernatural presence on sets of 'Pizza 3D'

July 08, 2014 11:31 am

Parvathy Omanakuttan was born on Friday the 13th, not only believes in the supernatural.

Tamil film 'Mundasupatti' rakes in Rs 3.1 crore in opening weekend

June 17, 2014 12:35 pm

Tamil comedy 'Mundasupatti', which released Friday, has netted Rs.3.1 crore in its opening weekend.

Producer to screen movie ticketless, cost to be covered by ads

June 06, 2014 3:44 pm

Imagine watching the latest movie in cinemas without spending a single penny or making a mad rush for tickets.