Filmmaker Naina Sen’s The Song Keepers follows The Central Australian Aboriginal Women’s Choir that has adapted ancient German hymns. The documentary, which took Sen about four years to make, released in theatres in Australia earlier this year.
"We need a visual narrative to be woven into the script right at the conception level or we will keep suffering from mediocre cinematography. I suspect that most Bollywood films can be heard on radio," says Pankaj Kumar, the cinematographer of Tumbbad.
Couturier Gaurav Gupta’s new flagship space has opened in Delhi. Simple letters in gold against a white backdrop are the only indicators to the store, in which, upon entry, one is greeted by a tree encased in a glass prism.
Currently in India as part of the Oz fest, they bring narratives that are centuries old. They turn 30 next year, having performed at the opening and closing ceremonies of the summer 2000 Olympics and at the recent Commonwealth Games.