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Pather Panchali
Calcutta  /  Published 18.11.20

Tribute to Fr Roberge, an endless legend

Father Gaston Roberge, a French-Canadian Jesuit priest, had been asking himself since the 1980s why India did not have a new theory of popular films.  It was only in 2010 he got an answer a...
By Fr. J. Felix Raj, SJ in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 17.11.20

Story behind the 'quick' cut-out

Bose had approached Chatterjee in January with a request to inaugurate the pandal. “We met him through a club member who was the manager of Star Theatre. He was attending a programme there that ...
By Sudeshna Banerjee in Kalighat

Entertainment  /  Published 02.09.19

Team Avijatrik talks about Satyajit Ray, Pather Panchali and Anoushka Shankar

Director Madhur Bhandarkar was in town recently for the mahurat of the film Avijatrik: The Wanderlust of Apu. t2 sat down for a chat with Madhur, director Subhrajit Mitra and the cast of the film comp...
By Aniruddha Biswas in

Opinion  /  Published 24.09.19

Where the grass is white

It is the season of Saccharum spontaneum. Kaashphul — Saccharum spontaneum is its scientific name — native to the subcontinent, is the harbinger of autumn and the beloved Goddess in the Bengali mi...
By Uddalak Mukherjee in

Opinion  /  Published 03.06.20

Colour of light

Sir — Life is not always better in technicolour. Colourizing old photographs and films is not novel, but with the advancement in AI technology, it has become more common. Section of Satyajit Ray’s...
By The Telegraph in

Opinion  /  Published 08.01.19

With Mrinal Sen's death, an era has ended

Sometime back, I found myself at a party, arguing with some friends about the the work of a certain documentary film-maker, X. Like me, one of the friends was also a maker of documentary and non-ficti...
By Ruchir Joshi in

Opinion  /  Published 06.06.20

Many-splendoured thing: A classic in polychrome

The colours of life are barely evident now. The world seems not even black and white, but grey — sombre, uncertain, scary. But in spite of the greyness of outlook evoked by an unfamiliar virus resul...
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