11 months ago | Ramna Walia

WIFF 2017 hosted over 76 films batting for social change

The 5th Woodpecker International Film Festival, brought to Delhi films on a wide variety of social.......

11 months ago | Sukhpreet Kahlon

Every frame should look like a painting: Darpan Bajaj on his award-winning Maharajin

In an exclusive interview, Darpan Bajaj, director of the award-winning documentary Maharajin, talks.......

11 months ago | Ramna Walia

Poor families take loans of upto Rs2 lakh for a Mrityubhoj: Akanksha Sood Singh

Post the screening of Mrityubhoj – The Death of Feast at WIFF, the director spoke to about her.......

11 months ago | Ramna Walia

Ssaurabh Tyagi: The ending of hatred must begin at home

The filmmaker talks about the genesis of his acclaimed short, Mazhabi Laddu, and why he sometimes as.......

11 months ago | Ramna Walia

Survey Number Zero: Three women toil in the desert for a pinch of salt

The film won the Best Film (Livelihoods) award at the 5th Woodpecker International Film Festival........

11 months ago | Ramna Walia

Durrells Underhogs tells the story of an ignored species — Pygmy hog

The film's cinematographer, Shaz Syed, spoke to Cinestaan.com about the reasons of making the be.......

11 months ago | Sukhpreet Kahlon

Filmmaking is not my business, it’s my passion: Filmmaker Kavita Bahl

Director of Krishna’s Waiting Room, Kavita Bahl, spoke about the introspective journey into of.......

11 months ago | Sukhpreet Kahlon

Bollywood represents an ideal nation and a pluralistic culture: Director Yasmin Kidwai

Post the screening of her film, Filmisthaan: The Euphoric State of Bollywood, director Yasmin shared.......

11 months ago | Ramna Walia

WIFF 2017 screens films on corporate initiatives to mobilize resourcefulness of women

WIFF 2017 screened two films, From Despair to Confidence and When Women are the Mainstay, presented.......

11 months ago | Sukhpreet Kahlon

Smaller films can be a catalyst for change: Mayank Bokolia, director of Aadha Chand Tum Rakhlo

In an exclusive conversation with Cinestaan.com, the filmmaker talks about the ideology that his and.......

11 months ago | Ramna Walia

It’s not my story, I just compiled it: Filmmaker Sid Ghosh on animated film on breast cancer

The film draws on Hindu mythology to talk about the demon of the disease till the woman realizes she.......

11 months ago | Ramna Walia

Identity shapes Indian politics: Radhika Bordia on Chamar Pop

As a part of the NDTV series, India Matters, journalist Radhika Bordia presented Chamar Pop: Dalit.......

11 months ago | Ramna Walia

Bijli Giri light-heartedly chronicles the invention of electric bra

Inspired by the life of Manisha Mohan, inventor of the electric bra, student film Bijli Giri the at.......

11 months ago | Sukhpreet Kahlon

Mehram preview: Exploring human gateways to heaven

Zain Anwar’s short film explores the idea of Mehram through the story of Aamna, whose burning.......

11 months ago | Sukhpreet Kahlon

Maharajin preview: Tribute to the incredible mistress of cremation ghats

While the film is firmly focuses on the life of Maharajin, it also offers a meditative comment on as.......

11 months ago | Ramna Walia

We decidedly wanted to tell personal stories: Utpal Borpujari on Memories of a Forgotten War

The film excavates the history of the battles of Kohima and Battle of Imphal during the second World.......

11 months ago | Sukhpreet Kahlon

WIFF 2017: Every little bit counts, says short film Breakthrough Early Marriage

Raising awareness about the issue of early child marriage, the short film emphasizes on the role of.......

11 months ago | Sukhpreet Kahlon

Young filmmakers get a voice at Woodpecker International Film Festival 2017

In an attempt to promote new talent, WIFF has also been encouraging student films and films by young.......

11 months ago | Ramna Walia

Mazhabi Laddu preview: A heartwarming tale about sweet treats, social conditioning

The film maps Azeem’s struggle to understand why his wish to eat the religious offerings of is.......

11 months ago | Ramna Walia

Memories Of A Forgotten War preview: Utpal Borpujari digs deep into World War II, Indian history

The filmmaker unearths a forgotten narrative and excavates memories of young Indian soldiers through.......