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May 16, 2019
Director Ritesh Batra talks Photograph, and working with DP Ben Kutchins to embrace the restrictions of real locations on which the film’s sets are modeled.
May 2, 2019
At Film Independent Forum 2019, Late Night’s Nisha Ganatra reflected on her journey, identity, and success as a mid-career female moviemaker.  
March 21, 2019
Indian moviemaker Rima Das moved to Mumbai only to discover that for her, happiness and great art are found far from Bollywood.
August 28, 2017
Mobile theaters used to roam across India, screening movies. Now they are becoming extinct, as documentary The Cinema Travellers depicts.
July 19, 2017
Alankrita Shrivastava’s film Lipstick Under My Burkha came under fire in February this year. India’s Censor Board of Film Certification banned the film.
January 17, 2017
If you’re going to Sundance, you’re going to Slamdance (running January 20-26, 2017). And if you’re going to Slamdance, you’re going with MovieMaker’s recs.
January 11, 2017
Deep into the summer in Canada’s diverse, gorgeous and underrated Northwest Territories (NWT), moviemakers bask in the famous midnight sun.
December 6, 2016
On the anniversary of its theatrical debut, we celebrate The English Patient’s poetic flourishes with a poem dedicated to its haunting desert landscape.
November 4, 2016
AFI Fest (November 10-17, 2016), now in its 30th year, is entirely free, and offers a special treat for lovers of international cinema.
October 25, 2016
Anand Pandian’s Reel World: An Anthropology of Creation is a book that begins with a wonderment about life itself as a “cinematic scene.”
October 21, 2016
To be “different from a bigger crowd,” said presenter Nico Santos, was the ethos of the 11th iteration of the NBCUniversal Short Film Festival.
September 19, 2016
Aaron Wagner is the founder of the nonprofit Voices of the Children (VOTC), an organization that conducts extensive filmmaking workshops in Zaatari.
June 21, 2016
Indian director Leena Yadav weaves a few humorous, heartbreaking and bewitching tales into an insightful, entertaining, award-winning film, Parched.
May 26, 2016
If you’re a film aficionado looking for both eclectic fare and a high from buzzy world premieres, few fests beat the Los Angeles Film Festival.