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Kia and Cosmos: From Bengal to Cannes

Kia and Cosmos: From Bengal to Cannes

June 26, 2018

After having a successful screening at the Cannes Film Festival 2018, this independent film from Bengal is gearing up for a nation wide release.

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European Union Film Festival comes to India

European Union Film Festival comes to India

June 18, 2018

An eclectic selection of films from the European Union can be enjoyed at this festival, which will travelling to 11 Indian cities and so will be many of the participating actors, directors and producers.

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Claiming their place behind the camera

Claiming their place behind the camera

June 16, 2018

While women represent a very low percentage in every aspect of filmmaking in Indian cinema, there are some who are fighting against odds to claim their place behind the camera. Here is a list of upcoming films by Indian directors this year.

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La Mythologie à l’écran
Cannes is an elitist film festival: Q

Cannes is an elitist film festival: Q

May 22, 2018

He is known as the bad boy and he happily welcomes the tag. Critics call his films newage and alternate, while general mass in India, particularly in West Bengal, have often despised his films for being subversive, uncovered and politically agitating. However Qaushiq Mukherjee (a...

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Independent cinema breaks shackles at Cannes

Independent cinema breaks shackles at Cannes

May 18, 2018

Though independent Indian cinema has always found a place for itself at Cannes Film Festival, right from the days of Satyajit Ray, the sharp rise in international popularity of ‘Bollywood’ cinema overshadowed it , but it seems to be staging a strong comeback now.

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In conversation with Nawazuddin Siddiqui

In conversation with Nawazuddin Siddiqui

May 16, 2018

It was not the usual sunny weather in Cannes and rains poured in quite heavily. The stage was set for an unusual conversation with one of the most acclaimed actors of India in recent times, Nawazudin Siddiqui.

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Creative minds can’t be bent or broken: Manoj Bajpayee

Creative minds can’t be bent or broken: Manoj Ba...

May 14, 2018

Noted Hindi cinema actor Manoj Bajpayee, says attacks on films and filmmakers don’t bother him as creative minds cannot be bent or broken.

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Need to democratise cinema: Huma Qureshi

Need to democratise cinema: Huma Qureshi

May 12, 2018

In a free wheeling interview with Media India Group at Cannes, on the occasion of the 71st edition of the world’s most prestigious film festival, noted Indian actress Huma Qureshi talks of several issues including the Me2 movement, freedom of expression and the situation of wom...

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Madame Tussauds