Alternative Entertainment

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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Rough Night Exposes The Threadbare Downside Of The Women-Cutting-Loose Genre

It’s hard enough being a woman filmmaker these days, but consider the plight of the woman filmgoer. It took years to get a big-budget Wonder Woman vehicle, and if you...

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Beyond Janis & Jimi: The Forgotten Jams From The Summer Of Love

This summer marks the 50th anniversary of the Summer of Love, which saw as many as 100,000 flower children descend on San Francisco’s Haight-Ashbury neighborhood to s...

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Akira Kurosawa Names His 21 Favourite Art Films In The Criterion Collection

The highly auteur-respecting Criterion Collection has, as you might expect, done quite well by the work of Akira Kurosawa, director of Rashomon, Seven Samurai, Ikiru, and R...

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Okja Director Bong Joon-Ho: 'In Films Animals Are Either Soul Mates or Butchered

The director’s bold and bonkers fantasies have sparked comparisons with Spielberg, and his latest film delivers a chilling message via the relationship between a girl...

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This Indian Documentary Shows Us The Real Price Of Fast Fashion

While fast-fashion is rampant across the country today, few know of its dark implications. This website defines it as “A phenomenon in the fashion industry whereby pr...

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This Is Why Israeli Fashion Is So Political

As civil war gripped Ethiopia, an entire community of Ethiopian Jews was airlifted out of the country by the Israeli government in an audacious 1984 covert operation to res...

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How Online Radio Shows, Podcasts & Blogs Can Be Your Guide To New Music

In the age of algorithmic discoveries, there’s a case to be made for real guides. What better way could there be to expand the horizons of your aural experience? Ther...

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"If You Are Not In The Obit, Eat Breakfast" Finds Vigour After 90

In this era full of baby boomers caring for frail parents, we’ve seen plenty of documentaries, plays and memoirs about dementia, infirmity, loss. But in the HBO docum...

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Asia’s largest film making challenge, India film project, calls for entries!

Mumbai, July, 2017: Asia’s largest content creation festival, India Film Projec...

July 22 2017

WE Day Special: Change is in the Air

Making a difference no longer stays restricted to a certain age group. If one is comm...

July 22 2017

Meri Durga: Out-striding the Indian Orthodoxy

The Indian Television drama seems to haveshunned cooking its clichéd kitchen p...

July 22 2017