about 1 hour 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. ....

7 hours 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' ....

1 day 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. ....

1 day 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.  ....

2 days 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. ....

2 days 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. ....

3 days 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. ....

3 days 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. ....

3 days 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 days 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 days ago | Sukhpreet Kahlon

Habitat Film Festival 2017: Reality is boring, says Buddhadeb 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 days 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 days 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. ....

5 days ago | Shriram Iyengar

Neecha Nagar at Habitat Film Festival: The lowly film that won Cannes over

Before the age of overseas marketing, and red carpet appearances, Chetan Anand's Neecha Nagar made history by winning at the first Cannes Film Festival while being ignored completely back home. Neecha Nagar will be screened at the ongoing Habitat Film Festival in Delhi. ....

6 days ago | Keyur Seta

4 reasons why you should watch Ananya Kasaravalli’s Chronicles Of Hari

The film achieves high standards in narrating a complex tale with utmost simplicity.  ....

7 days ago | Shriram Iyengar

Abhishek Chaubey on turning producer: We are a film industry, not a film genre

Two weeks before A Death In The Gunj is released, director-producer Abhishek Chaubey sat down to speak about the changing world of cinema content, audience, and the need for different kinds of cinema. ....

7 days ago | Sukhpreet Kahlon

12th Habitat Film Festival: You can learn a lot about India through regional films, says Vidyun M Singh

The 12th edition of the Habitat Film Festival (HFF), a celebration of pan-Indian cinema begins in Delhi today. ....

7 days ago | Sukhpreet Kahlon

Habitat Film Festival 2017: 10 films you shouldn't miss

From the popular to the art house, the 10-day festival brings the best of pan-Indian cinema to film lovers in Delhi. The film festival will run from 19-28 May 2017. ....

about 1 month ago | Keyur Seta

Found the idea of Mukti Bhawan strangely beautiful, says director Shubhashish Bhutiani

The filmmaker shares his experience of coming across the intriguing subject of a hotel where people check in to await deliverance. ....

6 months ago | Keyur Seta

Ananya Kasaravalli: I learnt about cinema by studying my father’s films

The young director's first film, Harikatha Prasanga, received a positive response at the Mumbai film festival last month. ....