Habitat Film Festival: News
4 reasons why you should not miss Thupparivaalan at the Habitat Film Festival
Thupparivaalan has everything you can hope for in a crime thriller, including a detective modelled after the legendary Sherlock Holmes himself.
Why Ajji is difficult but essential viewing at the Habitat Film Festival
The gritty drama, which could very well be ripped from today’s headlines, offers a satisfying conclusion to its dark tale of revenge.
Habitat festival 2018 opener Drishtikone is a romantic thriller in every sense
The film offers palpable suspense and demands the audience's full concentration while watching as there are clues hidden in the subtlest expressions of the characters.
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Habitat Film Festival provides space for genuine cinema lovers, says programme director Vidyun Singh
The 13th edition of the festival, featuring a pan-Indian sweep of National award-winning and critically acclaimed cinema, begins in New Delhi today.
Redu review: Entertaining tale of loss with fine acting, visuals
Director Sagar Vanjari’s endearing drama of a poor man’s obsession with his radio is a laughter fest worth tuning in to.
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Watch The Hungry at the Habitat festival for Naseeruddin Shah, Tisca Chopra's masterclass
The stage is set for a red wedding in this updated adaptation of William Shakespeare’s older play.
About the Habitat Film Festival
The thirteenth edition of the capital's premier film festival is being held from 17 through 27 May this year.
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Habitat Film Festival: National award winning films, regional cinema make a stellar line-up for 2018
Gulzar, Aparna Sen, Devashish Makhija, Sanal Kumar Sasidharan, Miransha Naik, Jiju Antony are among the filmmakers expected to attend the festival.
'Festivals provide a platform to show films to an audience that is ready to be provoked'
Dita Rietuma, director of the National Film Centre of Latvia, spoke on the sidelines of the Habitat International Film Festival about showcasing Latvian cinema and the importance of festivals in promoting cinemas of the world.
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A good film is made of things that you do not see on screen: Filmmaker Vijay Singh
Vijay Singh speaks of his latest documentary, Farewell My Indian Soldier, which looks at the experience of colonial troops during World War I from a non-Eurocentric perspective.
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Habitat International Film Festival 2018 opens with Cannes winner A Man Of Integrity
The 10-day film festival will see over 60 international films of various genres screened at the India Habitat Centre, New Delhi between 23 March and 1 April 2018.
Let it go: Arunaraje Patil on her life and cinematic journey
Published by HarperCollins India, Patil's book recounts the challenges the first female technician to be trained at the FTII faced as a filmmaker.
Wrapping up Habitat Film Festival: Film aficionados recount happy memories
The cinematic landscapes, experimental works and political reportage in various films presented an opportunity for the audience to connect with wider languages, issues and even locales as they explored India through cinema.
They just want me to be silent: B Suresha on his love for cinema
In an exclusive chat with Cinestaan.com at the recently concluded Habitat Film Festival, the filmmaker talked about his idea of filmmaking and the straddling of three mediums — theatre, television and film.
4 reasons why you should watch Haraamkhor at the Habitat Film Festival
Directed by Shlok Sharma, this gritty look at an affair between a student and her teacher is both quirky and unsettling.
5 reasons to watch U Turn at the Habitat Film Festival
The 2016 film is being screened at the Habitat Film Festival on 28 May at 4:30 pm. We give you five reasons to watch the film.
Veeram director Jayaraaj: We can dream of anything and create it
In an exclusive interview with Cinestaan.com during the ongoing Habitat Film Festival in New Delhi, the director talked about his love for Shakespeare, his next film project and the responsibilities of using digital technology.
Adoor Gopalakrishnan: It's only rubbish that sells
The veteran filmmaker said that today even television does not want worthwhile films while award juries are populated by film illiterates.
Jaicheng Dohutia on his film Haanduk: Solutions start with you
The film, in the tribal Moran language of Assam, depicts the helplessness of a people who remain forgotten by the 'mainstream'
Habitat Film Festival: Exhibition takes a walk down KA Abbas's works
KA Abbas: The City As A Metaphor is a curated package of films written/ directed by the Indian film director, novelist, screenwriter and journalist.