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G Aravindan review: An interesting documentary that sheds light on auteur's vision

The 20-minute film successfully highlights the salience of the Kummatty (1979) director's style...

19 Jul 2021 17:29 IST — Roushni Sarkar

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Mrinal Sen: Self & Cinema review — A striking portrait of a rebellious filmmaker

Nripen Ganguli's short documentary uses the auteur's own poetic voice to shed light on his...

15 Jul 2021 0:05 IST — Shriram Iyengar

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V Shantaram: The Pioneering Spirit review – An informative documentary on the celebrated filmmaker

Written and directed by Sanjit Narwekar, the 41-minute movie is packed with interesting anecdotes...

14 Jul 2021 14:37 IST — Keyur Seta

also read in: मराठी

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The King Of Middle Cinema review: Poignant tribute to all-time great filmmaker Tapan Sinha

Sandip Roy’s documentary doesn’t go too deeply into Sinha's career, but it does upon...

14 Jul 2021 1:30 IST — Sonal Pandya

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Creative Artist Of India review: Revelatory film that offers a peek into the fascinating mind of Satyajit Ray

A must-watch for fans of the auteur, the short documentary, based on an interview, highlights his...

12 Jul 2021 11:06 IST — Sukhpreet Kahlon

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BR Chopra: Milestones In Celluloid review – Insipid portrayal of an exceptional career and legacy

Vinay Vairale’s direction does not do justice to the man who left a colossal impact on Hindi...

10 Jul 2021 17:02 IST — Sukhpreet Kahlon

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Break In review: Fun, refreshing film that results in an unexpected rendezvous

The lighthearted short revolves around a young lesbian who accidentally ends up sending erotic about...

04 Jul 2021 4:57 IST — Krish Kalra

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Marvin’s Never Had Coffee Before review: A charming, unconventional film on social anxiety

The short film revolves around a man who has coffee for the first time and wants to talk to someone...

01 Jul 2021 19:15 IST — Krish Kalra

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Just Hold On review: A joyous, life-affirming story about fighting against all odds

The documentary short tells the story of a formidable seven-year-old who holds on to life, and other...

01 Jul 2021 1:30 IST — Sukhpreet Kahlon

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All Riders review: The ongoing battle for handicapped accessibility in New York City 

The 15-minute documentary highlights the plight of people with disabilities who use the subway...

30 Jun 2021 19:25 IST — Krish Kalra

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Cinestaan Curates: The Long Goodbye is an emotional, visceral response to intolerance

Aneil Karia’s short film is a hard-hitting and anguished denouncement of xenophobia and hate...

25 Jun 2021 7:30 IST — Sukhpreet Kahlon

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What’s Your Story? review: Examining the ecosystem of indie cinema

OP Srivastava’s documentary takes the viewer into an almost parallel universe in a...

13 Jun 2021 0:09 IST — Sukhpreet Kahlon

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A Decent Arrangement review: A superficial critique of tradition

Though the film highlights the concept of arranged marriage and its pitfalls, it's to gauge...

08 Jun 2021 17:00 IST — Roushni Sarkar

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Cinestaan Curates: Mummy is a tender film about the bond between mother and son

Shot in the documentary mode and inspired by a personal moment, it examines the beginning of the of...

04 Jun 2021 12:40 IST — Sukhpreet Kahlon

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Secrets review: Haunting metaphorical depiction of alienation

Featuring Disha Bhattacharyya and Abhijit Das, the film explores how loneliness often drives one to...

22 May 2021 3:45 IST — Roushni Sarkar

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Cinestaan Curates: Listener is an astute reflection of our modern lives

Tarun Dudeja’s debut short film catches us off guard with a delightful twist....

30 Apr 2021 17:10 IST — Sukhpreet Kahlon

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Custody review: An intense, clever, emotional whodunnit that takes you by surprise

Ambiecka Pandit’s short film is masterfully executed and keeps you hooked till the end....

23 Apr 2021 16:03 IST — Sukhpreet Kahlon

also read in: हिन्दी

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Annapurna: Goddess Of Food review – Forgotten history of the pioneering khanawalis of Mumbai

Directed by Paromita Vohra and T Jayashree, the 1995 short documentary shines a light on the Mahila...

16 Mar 2021 13:12 IST — Sonal Pandya

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The White Tiger review: Adarsh Gourav dominates this saga of a dog-eat-dog world

Ramin Bahrani has adapted the Aravind Adiga novel for the big screen capably, though the largely as...

23 Jan 2021 15:30 IST — Sonal Pandya

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Behind The Bhangra Boys review: Conquering hearts and spreading love through dance

The film highlights the honesty, candour and sheer determination of this group of five young to...

21 Nov 2020 17:30 IST — Sukhpreet Kahlon