9 months ago | Sukhpreet Kahlon

We wanted to create an experience: Ridham Janve on his debut feature The Gold-Laden Sheep & The Sacred Mountain

Ridham Janve, whose debut feature has been doing the rounds of festivals, explains why nature is not.......

9 months ago | Sukhpreet Kahlon

In getting this footage, I’ve got a part of history: Filmmaker Kabir Singh Chowdhry on Mehsampur

In his unconventional film Mehsampur, Chowdhry breaks the barriers of conventional documentary in to.......

10 months ago | Vidyasree Bindu

We have to find our own marketing outlets: Amshan Kumar at KNIFF 2018

Kumar was speaking at a panel discussion on the 'Production and Marketing Challenges in at the.......

10 months ago | Sukhpreet Kahlon

I made hardcore commercial cinema, just to exist: Malayalam film veteran Sreekumaran Thampi

At the closing ceremony of the 2nd Kazhcha-Niv Indie Film Festival, Thampi recounted his own and in.......

10 months ago | Vidyasree Bindu

Indian cinema has not done justice to transgenders: Kalki Subramaniam

Kalki began her powerful oration with the poignant observation that the history of Indian cinema is.......

10 months ago | Sukhpreet Kahlon

We are here, and not at IFFK, because we are passionate about cinema: Apurva Asrani at KNIFF 2018

The editor-screenwriter was one of the mentors at the Kazhcha-Niv Indie Film Festival Script Lab.......

10 months ago | Vidyasree Bindu

Namdev is trying to escape the noise from within: Filmmaker Dar Gai

The Ukrainian filmmaker's presence and work aroused the curiosity of the audience at the Indie.......

10 months ago | Shriram Iyengar

Pupa is a reflection of our generation, we do not know what we want: Director Indrasis Acharya

On the sidelines of the ongoing Kazhcha-Niv Indie Film Festival 2018, the director speaks on the and.......

10 months ago | Sukhpreet Kahlon

Screenplay writers should be aware of socio-political situation of the country: PF Mathews at KNIFF

Speaking on day 4 at the Kazhcha-Niv Indie Film Festival lab, Mathews shared some crucial aspects in.......

10 months ago | Vidyasree Bindu

Panel at KNIFF calls for more organized fight against film censorship

Several panellists questioned the power of the CBFC to make cuts in films, saying it was merely a.......

10 months ago | Shriram Iyengar

A Suitable Girl review: Poignant reminder of the spectre of patriarchy that looms over everywoman

Sarita Khurana and Smriti Mundhra delve into the lives of three young women going through the trial.......

10 months ago | Vidyasree Bindu

The renaissance must keep happening, says writer AP Ahammed

Nowadays, he rued, the renaissance is getting limited to commemoration of events of the past........

10 months ago | Sukhpreet Kahlon

Making films is nothing short of ecstasy: Filmmaker KP Kumaran at the KNIFF Coffee Chat

Day 2 of the Kazhcha-NIV Film Festival saw filmmaker and screenwriter KP Kumaran bring to the fore.......

10 months ago | Sukhpreet Kahlon

We need a connection between filmmakers and critics: Sanal Sasidharan at KNIFF 2018

At a Coffee Chat session, filmmakers discussed the state of film criticism in India and thought of a.......

10 months ago | Sukhpreet Kahlon

A beacon and an inspiration: Filmmaker Sangeeta Datta on Rituparno Ghosh's legacy

Bird Of Dusk, filmmaker Sangeeta Datta's tribute to Rituparno Ghosh opened the Kazhcha-NIV Indie.......

10 months ago | Vidyasree Bindu

I cannot retire because I have not worked enough: Adoor Gopalakrishnan at KNIFF 2018

Adoor Gopalakrishnan was asked about his childhood days and interest in the films and he took down.......

10 months ago | Vidyasree Bindu

The alternative view is alive: Apurva Asrani opens Kazhcha festival's second edition

Rather than the formalities and artificiality that usually shrouds any inaugural function, KNIFF on.......

10 months ago | Sukhpreet Kahlon

KNIFF is kind of an anarchy that includes everything: Sanal Kumar Sasidharan

The second edition of a unique film festival, Kazhcha-Niv Indie Film Fest, is being held in one.......

about 1 year ago | Sukhpreet Kahlon

Maheen Mirza: We need to bring back viewing of films as a community

The cinematographer said people have to have the agency to decide what they want to see and what at.......

about 1 year ago | Sukhpreet Kahlon

KIFF 2017: The beginning of a festival by filmmakers for filmmakers

The success of the first edition should, one hopes, make other festivals ponder over the kind of are.......