Pooja Khati

Articles By Pooja Khati

I grew up in a town without a single cinema: South Korean filmmaker Im Kwon-Taek

Veteran South Korean filmmaker Im Kwon-Taek, who was awarded the Lifetime Achievement Award at IFFI in Goa, talks about his cinematic journey and Bollywood films

Paperbackers: From Russia, with Thugs

Name: Kill Order Author: Vince Flynn & Kyle mills Publisher: Simon and Schuster Pages: 374 Price: 550 From Russia, with Thugs Essentially a modern retelling of the iconic Bond novel, Kill Order is the latest in the Mitch Rapp series, now written by Kyle Mills, following the death of the original author, Vince Flynn. The […]

The Right Choice

With a good dose of reality, Ravinder Singh's focus has always been love

Outside the Frame

Actor Swara Bhaskar on changes in the Indian film industry.

IFFI begins Nov 20 with films from 88 nations

Another new initiative this year is the Centenary Award for Best Debut Feature of a Director, with which IFFI would recognise young talent.

Elephant in the room

A new documentary offers a peek into the lives of elephants in Botswana.

Exchanging Notes

A documentary made by two Russian filmmakers on the interactions between Leo Tolstoy and Mahatma Gandhi was screened at the BRICS Film Festival.

Setting the Stage

The Old World Theatre Festival, in its 15th edition, is a show of hands of new approaches in theatre.

Know Thyself

Sanskrit feature film Ishti confronts patriarchy in the Namboothiri community of the mid-20th century

Xuan Zang is a step towards cooperation between India and China, says Director Huo Jianqi

Huo Jianqi won the Best Director award at the recently concluded BRICS Film Festival in Delhi for his film Xuan Zang.

On the record: Wanted to talk about abuse in a way that was not didactic says Meg Rickards

South African director Meg Rickards on her award-winning film Tess and wanting to make a feature on Gandhi.

World view

Jury member at the BRICS Film Festival, filmmaker Xoliswa Sithole shares her views on cinema as a means to promote social cohesion.

Community Spirit

The Nomad Film Festival aims at highlighting the issues faced by the Denotified and Nomadic tribes

Moving Picture

The BRICS Film Festival will bring the best of cinema from the member nations.

A Twist in the Tale

A film follows a Nepalese family as their dream of leading a better life is shattered.

SNAP — Blackstar & Mercury

Musician David Bowie’s last album, Blackstar, which he released on January 8 this year, two days before he passed away, has been shortlisted for the prestigious Mercury Prize.

Embracing Strength

National Award-winning documentary The Man Who Dwarfed the Mountains pays tribute to environmentalist Chandi Prasad Bhatt.

She Belongs to the Hills

An award-winning film by Stanzin Dorjai-Gya and Christiane Mordelet centres around shepherdesses of endangered Pashmina goats in the Himalayas

The industry has supported my decision: Tusshar Kapoor

Actor Tusshar Kapoor on surrogacy, being a single parent and the challenges ahead

Self at the Centre

Srinagar-based filmmaker Ali Emran adapts Ayn Rand’s The Fountainhead in a Kashmiri setting.