Everything is Cinema, screened at the recent International Film Festival Rotterdam, is a double bill with Don Palathara's Joyful Mystery and pays tribute to Louis Malle structurally and Jean-Luc Godard stylistically.
As producer Guneet Monga has been honoured with France's second-highest civilian award, she and other women producers, from India, Singapore and France, reflect on the abysmal number of women in cinema.
On Women’s Day today, as National Geographic premieres a new film, Women of Honour: Destination Army, we look at three women — a young officer who’s the film’s protagonist, the seniormost woman officer in the Indian Army, and a woman who is e-coaching defence aspirants
The documentary feature Writing with Fire, by Rintu Thomas and Sushmit Ghosh, that spotlights Khabar Lahariya, India's only rural newspaper run by Dalit women, picked up special jury and audience awards in World Cinema Documentary competition.
Tailing Pond, Vidya Balan-starrer Natkhat and Shameless are ShortsTV’s three selections; also in the running are Adil Hussain-produced Saving Chintu and Karishma Dev Dube’s Bittu. The Oscars shortlist will be announced on February 9.
Siddharth Tripathy’s debut Chhattisgarhi feature A Dog and his Man, screened at the 51st International Film Festival of India recently, is a moving tale of the last beings standing in a village evacuated for coal mining.
Rezwan Shahriar Sumit’s debut feature, which finds a vulnerable fishing community at the centre of a tussle between climate-change impact and religious conservatism, won NETPAC Best Film award at Kolkata International Film Festival and is nominated for the Ingmar Bergman award
In the wake of a celebrity suicide last year, a pandemic that toyed with people’s sanity in lockdown, and Indian denial of mental illness, Onkar Diwadkar’s short film, screened at KIFF and IFFI, is relevant
I Am Kalam director Nila Madhab Panda extends his decade-long work around effects of climate change from documentaries and Hindi films to his first Odia feature, screened at the ongoing IFFI’s Indian Panorama section
The fourth comic in the Priya’s Shakti series, Priya’s Mask, releases today along with a short film – with voice-overs by Rosanna Arquette, Vidya Balan and Mrunal Thakur – premiering at the ongoing Global Health Film Festival in London
Filmmaker Sudhir Mishra with the Franco-Rwandan musician-writer will release online a Hindi translation of Faye’s debut Petit pays, followed by the India premiere of Éric Barbier’s filmic adaptation Small Country.
The annual exodus from Bihar to places like Mukherjee Nagar and Old Rajinder Nagar in Delhi and Rajasthan’s Kota was one of the reasons LJP chief Chirag Paswan included a promise to create similar coaching hubs in Bihar in his manifesto.