Kayantar review: Poignant reflection on art, religion and gender
The thought-provoking film foregrounds the realm of art, artistic expression, desire and freedom, examining how a divisive society systemically thwarts individual dreams and choices.
You can romanticize the dark, but we had to romanticize the light as it was so fleeting: Anandana Kapur
Anandana Kapur's documentary, which was chosen Best Film on Human Rights at the Woodpecker festival, examines the complex relationships between people and the state through the lens of electricity.
This screening of Bhor is very emotional for me: Kamakhya Narayan Singh at Woodpecker closing
The filmmaker recalled the time he had spent in the national capital as a student with fondness and thanked all those who had been a part of his journey.
To change a world, everybody has to look to themselves: Andreas Ewels on the importance of awareness
Journalist and filmmaker Andreas Ewels talks about his documentary on the darker aspects of vanilla production and the ways in which films about the environment need to create awareness, leading to responsible choices and action.
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National award-winning film The Secret Life Of Frogs to be screened at 7th Woodpecker festival
The festival, to be held in New Delhi from 29 November to 1 December, will concentrate on issue-based cinema that engages with a range of social, cultural and environmental concerns.
I want conservation stories to reach the masses: The Firefox Guardian director Gunjan Menon
The Firefox Guardian was screened at the recently concluded Woodpecker International Film Festival. The filmmaker talks about her fascination with the lesser known animal and her motivation as a wildlife filmmaker.