Mira Nair

Immigrant struggles on Indian cinema

Immigrant struggles on Indian cinema

July 25, 2021

Portrayal of the Indian immigrant or Indian diaspora experience in cinema has evolved beyond romantic dance sequences shot against beautiful backdrops. In mainstream and as well as independent movies, filmmakers tackle issues such as immigration, identity crisis and how undertone...

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Venice Film Festival 2020: Few films, fewer fans

Venice Film Festival 2020: Few films, fewer fans

September 11, 2020

As the world grapples with the deadly coronavirus disease, the organisation of the 77th edition of Venice Film Festival was the first, tentative step towards normalcy and resumption of international gatherings. At the beginning of the year, Italy & Venice in particular had em...

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89 years of Academy Awards and India got 5

89 years of Academy Awards and India got 5

February 28, 2017

The 89th Academy Awards just dropped curtain with the much-talked about goof (announcing a wrong name for the Best Picture); however, what remains customary is India’s lacklustre feat in the world’s most celebrated film award ceremony.

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