All posts tagged "India"
Hotel Mumbai Director Anthony Maras Tells Us About Its Long Journey (Podcast)December 2, 2019
Hotel Mumbai, the feature debut from Australian writer-director Anthony Maras, deserved more attention when it premiered...
Cannes Film Festival 2018: Nandita Das’ Biopic Manto Examines Iconclast Writer Saadat Hasan MantoMay 24, 2018
Presented in the Cannes Film Festival’s Un Certain Regard section, Nandita Das’ biopic, Manto, follows the most...
The Touring Talkies of India: India’s Mobile Theaters Are Becoming Extinct, As Doc The Cinema Travellers DepictsAugust 28, 2017
Red mud-baked roads. A smoggy pink dawn. Air redolent with saffron. Loudspeakers propped precipitously. Two boys...
Lipstick Under My Burkha: Alankrita Shrivastava’s Celebration of Female Desire Survives a Ban, Opens in IndiaJuly 19, 2017
For the past decade, the independent film scene in India has been thriving—in particular, movies that...
Sex in the Village: An Interview with Indian Director Leena Yadav about Her Buoyant ParchedJune 21, 2016
Womanhood, desire and pain. Is there a more complex intertwining of human experience? Narratives at this...