Opinion  /  Published 08.03.19

Indian cinema after the 1970s

Dhritiman Chaterji and Raju Raman discuss the directions in which cinema has gone after the 1970sRaju Raman: Maybe in the 1970s, the distinction between ‘commercial cinema’, looked down upon by in...
By The Telegraph in

North East  /  Published 30.11.19

2 filmmakers feted at IFFI

Two filmmakers from the Northeast were feted at the closing ceremony of the 50th International Film Festival India (IFFI) in Goa recently.Assam’s Manju Borah and Manipur’s Haobam Paban Kumar, alon...
By Abdul Gani in Guwahati

Entertainment  /  Published 06.12.18

Regional cinema is the better cinema: Shekhar Kapur

Shekhar Kapur has long been a champion of water conservation and has recently created Brides Of The Well, an animation short that highlights the global water crisis. Released on October 11 to mark Int...
By Ushnota Paul in

India  /  Published 20.01.19

Celebs voice ‘fear’ to Shashi Tharoor

A small group of filmmakers and actors told a delegation led by Congress MP Shashi Tharoor at a closed-door session here on Sunday that they feared being branded anti-national for falling foul of the ...
By Arnab Ganguly in Mumbai

Opinion  /  Published 06.03.19

Has an age ended with Mrinal Sen's death?

Has an age ended with Mrinal Sen’s passing? Dhritiman Chaterji in discussion with Raju Raman Raju Raman: After Mrinal Sen’s passing, do you think this has been a kind of an end of an era as far as...
By The Telegraph in

West Bengal  /  Published 02.01.19

Last journey respects filmmaker Mrinal Sen’s wish

Kunal Sen bid his final farewell to an old “friend” on Tuesday.“I called him Bondhu (Friend) but he was so much more,” said filmmaker Mrinal Sen’s son as the cortege made its way through Ras...
By Subhankar Chowdhury in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 30.12.18

The ‘snow leopard’ I could open my heart to

I first met Mrinal Sen at 21, working as a journalist and directing a Jean-Paul Sartre play in Bengali. I had gone over to the director of Alliance Francaise for funding. Mrinal Sen had come to discus...
By Anjan Dutt in

Entertainment  /  Published 18.01.20

Hany Abu-Assad on films

Hany Abu-Assad has a credible voice that the politics of hate and oppression hasn’t been able to drown. Growing up in a Palestine where he and those of his ethnicity were told their country didn’t...
By Priyanka Roy 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

North East  /  Published 22.04.20

Assam filmmakers hopeful of post-Covid comeback

Filmmakers in Assam are optimistic of making a comeback soon. They said they will continue to attract fans to visit theatre halls post the Covid-19 phase worldwide as the stupendous success of Kanchen...
By Sanjana Bordoloi in Guwahati


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