Documentary Film
World  /  Published 21.10.20

Pope endorses same-sex union

Pope Francis endorsed same-sex civil unions for the first time as pope while being interviewed for the feature-length documentary Francesco, which premiered on Wednesday at the Rome Film Festival. Th...
By AP via PTI in Rome

Entertainment  /  Published 23.04.20

Beastie Boys Story: A docu by Spike Jonze

They were the life of parties in the 1980s. For many they were the Sex Pistols of the 1980s. They lived up to the headline for a 1986 review of their debut album, Licensed to Ill, in The Village Voice...
By Mathures Paul in

Entertainment  /  Published 06.04.20

A true-crime docu on the business of big cats

It’s not every day that a zookeeper goes to prison for a murder-on-hire”. If these words, playing out early in Episode One of Tiger King don’t hook you, then what unfolds over the course of the ...
By Priyanka Roy in

World  /  Published 11.02.20

Thunberg to work with BBC for docu-series

Climate activist Greta Thunberg is teaming up with BBC Studios for a TV series following her environmental campaigning and her journey into adulthood.The British broadcaster announced the project at t...
By PTI in Los Angeles

Opinion  /  Published 27.02.19

Films can help bring about positive change

Should the success of the film, Period. End of Sentence, at this year’s Academy Awards be looked at as a watershed moment in the uneasy relationship between art and entertainment? The optimist may n...
By The Editorial Board in

North East  /  Published 15.03.19

Hollongapar legends come alive on screen

Listen to the heart-piercing calls of gibbons, the melody of birdcalls and the symphony of insects.Welcome to The Legends of Hollongapar — an audio-visual representation of key wildlife species of H...
By Our Special Correspondent in Guwahati

Entertainment  /  Published 24.11.19

Director Eva Orner on Bikram: Yogi, Guru, Predator

Oscar and Emmy-award winning filmmaker Eva Orner’s toil of several years has resulted in the 86-minute documentary film Bikram: Yogi, Guru, Predator. Currently streaming on Netflix, the documentary ...
By Priyanka Roy in

Sports  /  Published 22.03.20

Life without sport

I scampered out of bed at the third hoot of the alarm, afraid my siesta had lasted too long. It was 40 minutes past five on a Saturday evening and Barcelona’s latest match would have just clocked th...
By Priyam Marik in

North East  /  Published 30.04.19

4 Assamese films to entertain New York audience

Four films by Assamese filmmakers, including a documentary, will be screened at the 19th New York Indian Film Festival (NYIFF), to be held from May 7 to 12.The films are Bulbul Can Sing by Rima Das, B...
By Abdul Gani in Guwahati

People  /  Published 12.06.19

Lou Majaw — the ‘Bob Dylan of India’ — in his hometown Shillong

In Shillong, every day I wake up blessed,” says Lou Majaw while looking out from the balcony of Cafe Shillong. Adjectives are in plenty when it comes to describing the man who wears his grey hair an...
By Mathures Paul in


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