9 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.......

9 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.......

9 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.......

9 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.......

9 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........

9 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.......

9 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.......

9 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.......

9 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.......

9 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.......

9 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.......

9 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.......

9 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.......

9 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.......

9 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.......

9 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.......

9 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.......

9 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.......

9 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.......

9 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.......