Documentary Film
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

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

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


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

North East  /  Published 30.01.20

Voice of Siang for film fest

Assam filmmaker Joor Baruah’s documentary film, Voice of Siang, will be screened at the ongoing 16th edition of Mumbai International Film Festival (MIFF) 2020.The festival, which closes on February ...
By Syeda Farida in New Delhi

Entertainment  /  Published 18.12.18

Documentary set in India in Oscars shortlist

A film on menstruation, set in rural India, titled Period. End of Sentence, has made it to the 91st Academy Awards shortlist in the Documentary Short Subject category.Award winning filmmaker Rayka Zeh...
By PTI in Los Angeles

Opinion  /  Published 26.02.19

Two brilliant non-fiction films about families

At the Berlin Film Festival that concluded recently, I saw two very different non-fiction films about families. Midnight Traveler is shot entirely on three different mobile phones, the footage gathere...
By Ruchir Joshi

World  /  Published 13.05.20

No Hollywood? Documentary filmmakers keep going

Jehane Noujaim and Karim Amer know about putting themselves at risk for their work. While they were shooting thousands of hours of footage for The Square, the 2013 documentary directed by Noujaim and ...
By Nicole Sperling in New York


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