4 months ago | Sukhpreet Kahlon

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. ....

4 months ago | Aanchal Juneja

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. ....

4 months ago | Our Correspondent

Glimpses of Habitat Film Festival

The Habitat Film Festival was attended by several directors and producers who presented their films at the festival and engaged with the audience during invigorating interactive sessions. We bring you some glimpses from the event. ....

4 months ago | Sukhpreet Kahlon

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 months ago | Sonal Pandya

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. ....

4 months ago | Shriram Iyengar

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. ....

4 months ago | Sukhpreet Kahlon

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. ....

4 months ago | Sukhpreet Kahlon

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. ....

4 months ago | Sukhpreet Kahlon

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' ....

4 months ago | Sukhpreet Kahlon

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. ....

4 months ago | Suparna Thombare

Why you should give Mantra a shot at the Habitat Film Festival

Nicholas Kharkongor’s film, which will be screened at the Habitat Film Festival today, is clinical and low on depth, but still worth a watch.  ....

4 months ago | Sukhpreet Kahlon

Dr Biju on the power of cinema: Film is a medium of transformation

In Malayalam film Kaadu Pookkunna Neram/When The Woods Bloom, which was screened at the ongoing Habitat Film festival, he takes up the issue of the struggle of the tribals against the state. ....

4 months ago | Sukhpreet Kahlon

Govind Nihalani, Buddhadev Dasgupta, Avinash Das talk about film funding, compromises

The filmmakers were part of a panel discussion held at the ongoing Habitat Film Festival in New Delhi. ....

4 months ago | Sukhpreet Kahlon

Jagte Raho: Revisiting Raj Kapoor’s socially relevant masterpiece

Kapoor as the Chaplinesque tramp or the Everyman figure has very few dialogues in the film and relies on his expressions and pantomime to communicate his helplessness. The film was screened at the ongoing Habitat Film Festival in New Delhi. ....

4 months ago | Sukhpreet Kahlon

Habitat Film Festival 2017: KA Abbas — a man ahead of his times

Writer Jai Arjun Singh and historian Ravikant discussed the legacy of KA Abbas’ films and his oeuvre as a writer and filmmaker, at the Habitat Film Festival in New Delhi. ....

4 months ago | Sukhpreet Kahlon

Habitat Film Festival 2017: Kaasav — an exploration into the mind

Marathi film Kaasav/The Turtle was screened at the ongoing Habitat Film Festival in New Delhi. ....

4 months ago | Our Correspondent

Snapped! Konkona Sensharma, Vikrant Massey, Kalki Koechlin at Habitat Film Festival 2017

The opening film of the Habitat Film Festival, A Death in the Gunj, was attended by the actor and debutant director Konkana Sensharma, Kalki Koechlin, Vikrant Massey, producer Abhishek Chaubey and other members of the cast and crew of the film. The screening of the film was followed by a Q&A session, where the crew members interacted with the audience. A Death in the Gunj will be released in theatres on 2 June. ....

4 months ago | Sukhpreet Kahlon

Habitat Film Festival 2017: Reality is boring, says Buddhadev Dasgupta on Tope/The Bait

Based on Narayan Gangopadhyay’s short story, the film explores exploitation, entrapment, enchantment and disillusionment in various forms through three interlinked stories. ....

4 months ago | Sukhpreet Kahlon

Habitat Film Festival 2017: Om Puri — the face of his times

Speaking at the opening of the 'Retrospective' of Puri’s films, veteran director Govind Nihalani reminisced about the actor’s warm personality and his dedication to his craft. ....

4 months ago | Shriram Iyengar

4 reasons why you should watch Baastu Shaap at the Habitat Film Festival

Kaushik Ganguly's mellow romantic thriller is playing at the Habitat Film Festival in Delhi on Monday at 6.30pm. We give you four reasons to watch this wonderful little film. ....