documentary

Documentaries on the Indian farmers’ suicides

Documentaries on the Indian farmers’ suicides

April 13, 2020

Indian farmers have been the subject of many films, with most big label productions romanticising their lives. However; a few documentaries have actually shown their lives; burdened by unpaid debts and damaged crops; leading to thousands of suicides each year. We bring you some o...

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Gully Boy is India’s official entry for Oscars

Gully Boy is India’s official entry for Oscars

September 25, 2019

The selection of Gully Boy has raised the question among netizens that why not Andhadhun, Tumbaad or Article 15 or the regional movies like Tamil movie Super Deluxe or Vada Chennai, Malayalam film And the Oskar Goes To and others.

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Bollywood on the cricket pitch

Bollywood on the cricket pitch

April 27, 2019

Cinema and cricket are the two most entertaining activities among Indians. When both are brought together the result is sheer entertainment. With the World Cup just a month away, here is a look at few of the Bollywood movies based on cricket. Cricket is the most popular and mos...

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Netflix’s Indian short film on menstruation bags Academy Award

Netflix’s Indian short film on menstruation bags Academy Award

February 25, 2019

Period. End of Sentence - a film set in rural India based on the theme of menstruation of women, has won the Oscar in the documentary short subject category at the 91st Academy Awards that took place in Los Angeles.

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City of joy enjoys Kolkata International Film Festival

City of joy enjoys Kolkata International Film Festival

November 16, 2016

The city of joy, Kolkata, which is the capital of eastern Indian state West Bengal has been buzzing with activity since the Kolkata International Film Festival commenced on November 11.

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MAMI Mumbai Film Festival 2016 commences

MAMI Mumbai Film Festival 2016 commences

October 21, 2016

The MAMI Mumbai Film Festival was inaugurated yesterday and has much to offer in the coming days, in terms of contemporary and classic cinema, both Indian and international.

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Generation Kplus cinema jury

Generation Kplus cinema jury

February 22, 2016

At the Berlin Film Festival, the members of the Children’s Jury of the Generation Kplus section gave the Crystal Bear for Best film to Malayalam movie “Ottaal” (The Trap), directed by Indian filmmaker Jayaraj Rajasekharan Nair. The film’s screenplay is an adaptation o...

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