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Kanthan The Lover Of Colour's asset is the social worker Daya Bai: Writer Pramod Koovery
Filmmaker Shareef Easa's directorial debut Kanthan The Lover Of Colour was screened at the Kolkata International Film Festival.
Wanted to make a film on the theme of fragmentation: Ratheesh Ravindran on Pixelia
The first-time filmmaker spoke about what it means for him to have his debut film screened at the 24th Kolkata International Film Festival.
Support us to make movies in little known languages: Actor Dinesh at KIFF
An unusual section titled Unheard India, at the Kolkata International Film Festival, brings remote parts of the country in focus, keeping little known dialects of India alive.
Cinema for me is a kind of discovery, says filmmaker Shaji N Karun
Shaji N Karun talks about his latest film Olu (She), a fantasy that brings together various themes.
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The greatest actors are fearless: Phillip Noyce in his filmmaking masterclass
Australian filmmaker Phillip Noyce likens the director to a circus ringmaster as he discusses elements of filmmaking at the Kolkata International Film Festival 2018.
Article Australian Bengali
Spin is the biggest thing we have in common: Phillip Noyce on a shared love for cricket
With their country in focus at this year's Kolkata film festival, the Australians talk about their love for the city, being inspired by Ray and the growth of their cinema.
Nothing is apolitical in this world: Praveen Morchhale on the inspiration for Widow Of Silence
Director Praveen Morchhale talks about his latest film Widow Of Silence, which was screened at the Kolkata film festival.
My father used to kill my mom in every film: Alia Bhatt at KIFF 2018
Mahesh Bhatt, Soni Razdan, Alia Bhatt and filmmaker Sanjoy Nag come together for a press conference to promote the film Yours Truly.
I like to push the possibility of the image a bit further: Filmmaker-video artist Pallavi Paul on The Dreams Of Cynthia
The Dreams Of Cynthia is a three-screen film installation that was screened as part of The New Medium III section at the Mumbai Film Festival.
Mutual respect is important for either gender to flourish: Soni filmmaker Ivan Ayr
Ivan Ayr speaks on his first feature Soni, on gender equality, the tendency to be heavy-handed when breaking stereotypes and the return of India on the festival circuit.
Article English (India)
When we come together as people who don’t have anything, there is still some power in that collectivizing: Filmmaker Maheen Mirza
Maheen Mirza's documentary If She Built A Country examines the relationship of Adivasi women with the forest and foregrounds ways in which their land is being affected and how they seek justice for themselves and their communities.
You can’t make good art by trying to keep people happy: Paromita Vohra on making documentary films
The independent filmmaker speaks about her engagement with the documentary form, its avenues of exhibition and ways in which young filmmakers might think through some ideas about making a documentary film today.
Article Chhatisgarhi Hindi
I wanted to make a film on humanity: Danish Iqbal on Sadho
The filmmaker talks about his latest work and the deep-rooted evil of child trafficking in the country.
Article Hindi Marathi
New Delhi hosts a unique film festival to create awareness about healthy ageing
Film Festival for Generations: Reimagining Ageing is being held at the India International Centre, New Delhi from 24-26 September.
I began to see the familiar in the unfamiliar: Anindya Shankar Das on his film Zara Nazar Utha ke Dekho
At the Open Frame Film Festival 2018, the filmmaker spoke with us about cruising, exploring public spaces and the engagement of the Indian state with sexuality.
Banaras Pink review: An eye-opening film about a forgotten art form
Taking us through the bylanes of Banaras and evoking its traditions, the film traces the lineage of the craft and reflects upon the poetry that resides within each painstakingly created piece of Gulabi Meena.
Sickboy review: Facing life's challenges with humour
Andrew MacCormack's inspiring film Sickboy was screened at the PSBT Open frame Film Festival as part of the MINI-INPUT section
Article Hindi Orissa
We need to change some hearts and some politics: Farah Naqvi at Open Frame Film Festival
At the panel discussion filmmakers Ajay TG, Maheen Mirza, Tarun Kumar Mishra and Uma Chakravarti spoke about the need for society to fight for the rights of the adivasis as they bear witness to the massive destruction of their way of living.
Public broadcasters must promote democracy, have intelligent conversations: Curators Iris Yudai and Deniz Sertkol
Yudai and Sertkol spoke about the Mini-INPUT package of films and their experience of showcasing them at the ongoing PSBT Open Frame Film Festival 2018.
Article Hindi Malayalam
I don’t give the editor much freedom: Adoor Gopalakrishnan
In a conversation titled ‘Meet the Masters’, filmmakers Adoor Gopalakrishnan and Shyam Benegal shared their experiences and ideas about documentary filmmaking with media students and young practitioners.