Dharamshala International Film Festival: News

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I wanted to humanize people, says Mehvish Altaf Rather on her documentary about traditional Kashmiri bakeries

Kandurwan - Baking History is an attempt to portray the inhabitants of the valley in their normal everday life and not just as people in a state of turmoil.

22 days ago — Sukhpreet Kahlon

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Dharamshala International Film Festival to stream festival entries online free

Audiences can now watch at home films made by 'alumni' of the Dharamshala festival.

about 1 month ago — Our Correspondent

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Aise Hee review: A widow breaks out of the monotony of her old life

Filmmaker Kislay’s debut feature turns the spotlight on an elderly woman trying to figure out what to do with her life after her husband's death. 

6 months ago — Sonal Pandya

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Khanaur review: Reality bites in this dreamy tale of a boy's ambition

Gurvinder Singh explores the changing dynamics within a sylvan hillside town as its youngsters are drawn to the changing, modern world.

7 months ago — Shriram Iyengar

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Kastoori review: A boy attempts to change the future that is written for him

Vinod Kamble's emotional first feature is inspired from true events from his own life and those around him. 

7 months ago — Sonal Pandya

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Eeb Allay Ooo!, Bombay Rose, Jallikkattu head to the 8th Dharamshala International Film Festival

Prateek Vats's Eeb Allay Ooo! will open the festival while Gitanjali Rao’s animated film, Bombay Rose, will close the festival.

7 months ago — Our Correspondent

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Chuskit review: Touching tale of a girl’s triumph over disability and attitudes

The film is a low-key look into the community’s life without stereotyping or exoticization, a skill that director Priya Ramasubban perhaps brings from her documentary filmmaking career to fiction.

about 1 year ago — Prateek Rawat

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Documentary Tungrus gives insight into a family's relationship with a rooster

Nusrat Bharde brought home the rooster — a newborn — one day and the decision hasn’t settled well with the family six months down the line.

about 1 year ago — Sahil Bhalla

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7th DIFF comes to a close amidst open screenings, informal chats and unseasonal rains

Dharamshala International Film Festival keeps on getting bigger, year-after-year, despite the lineup being less than stellar this time around.

about 1 year ago — Sahil Bhalla

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Ritu Sarin and Tenzing Sonam's The Sweet Requiem gets a full house at DIFF

Set amongst the exile Tibetan community in India, The Sweet Requiem is a deeply personal and moving drama.

about 1 year ago — Sahil Bhalla

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Chuskit: A girl's simple true-life tale which was not so easy to tell on film

Director Priya Ramasubban hopes her film will inspire many differently abled children to go to school and live their lives to the fullest.

about 1 year ago — Sahil Bhalla

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If I made a film on social problems, nobody would turn up: Devashish Makhija on Bhonsle

For his latest feature Bhonsle, Makhija had to struggle for long four years to find producers and distributors for the film.

about 1 year ago — IANS

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Konkona Sensharma to present A Death In The Gunj at DIFF, lineup announced

To be held in the mountain town of McLeodganj, the gala will have films from Malaysia, Japan, Switzerland and Bhutan among others.

over 2 years ago — IANS