Alternative Entertainment

A Tako for Berkeley

The annual Berkeley Kite Festival, took place in the eponymous city in California in July, featuring Japanese kites, and hosted workshops to teach the ancient craft of maki...

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The Stage and the Stree

Theatre has been one of the longest-practiced forms of art in India- from age-old bards, to soliloquizing protagonists, to dance-dramas, it has always been a crucial part o...

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The Queer on the Silver Screen

Over the last few decades, the world has seen a change in the perception of queer people among the masses.  More and more LGBTQ persons began to express their identiti...

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Cross Country Cinema

Bengali director Kaushik Ganguly's Bishorjon opens with Padma, a Hindu Bangladeshi, finding a wounded Nasir Ali, a Muslim Indian lying unconscious on the banks of ...

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Hashtag Marketing

The past few years have seen a shift in the face of marketing, with advertisers harnessing the addictive power of social media to publicize their brand. The newest addition...

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Absurdist Humor with a tinge of Ambition

Years before American Idol and America’s Got Talent, America had an uncanny amateur talent show called ‘The Gong Show’. Chuck Barris was the creator of th...

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Bergman, Sombre or Pragmatic?

Ingmar Bergman prevalently known for his movie ‘Persona’ was considered as the most thoroughgoing in procedure and technique. Classism in the movies came out vo...

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80s characters giftwrapped for Spielberg’s Next

Warner Bros. Pictures San Diego Comic-Con 2017 Panel recently showcased a bunch of new trailers, including the second trailer for the highly anticipated Justice League movi...

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Afghanistan’s ‘Sesame Street’ Rolls Out Exemplary Lessons

Afghanistan’s popular ‘muppet telecast show’ does more than just entertain- it imbibes a hard-hitting lesson amongst the viewers. The show named Baghch-e-...

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Making Strange: A Whole New Dimension & Works By Vivaan Sundaram

Shedding light on the works of the venerated artist Vivaan Sundaram, a new documentary by filmmaker Pankaj Butalia ‘Making Strange’ is a hodgepodge of the artis...

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The State - Unflinching Drama on the IS death cult.

Somehow, we all agree to have squandered our hours away facebooking, but some people ...

September 18 2017

The Price we pay for ‘The Love of Chocolate’

Reporters have travelled across Ivory Coast where the main cocoa plantation business ...

September 18 2017

Om Shanti Om – What do the Millennials Say?

Youth not so inclined to bhajans and spiritual songs has been a problem for ages. But...

September 18 2017