Alternative Entertainment

Film Festival Designed To Illuminate The Lives Of The Disabled

A film festival intended to promote and celebrate inclusion of individuals with autism, cerebral palsy, mental illness and other challenges is playing through Thursday in H...

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International Indie Film Festival Heads To Cinema Village

A group of filmmakers and cinephiles are calling attention to "emerging filmmakers with low budgets and no connections" with a film festival at Cinema Village, kicking off ...

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The Theatre Of Conflict

Last week, Palestinian director Faisal Abu Alhayjaa wrote on Facebook about his house being attacked by the Israeli army, his brother being arrested and dragged out in fron...

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Shortcut Safaari Trails Through BNHS Goregaon With City Kids

Cinematographer turned Director Amitabha Singh, organized a fun trip for children from Nehru Nagar public school, Kanjur Marg East to explore Mumbai’s very own biodiv...

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18th San Francisco Independent Film Festival Preview

In human terms, this year’s San Francisco Independent Film Festival (hereafter “SF IndieFest”) has just reached voting age. Politics may be the subjects o...

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Multilingual Theatre Festival To Kick Off On February 22

The 8th edition of the Vinod Doshi Theatre Festival will be held from February 22 to 26 at Yashwantrao Chavan Natyagruha, Kothrud. The annual festival has been an agent and...

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7 Talking Points From Kgaf 2016

Verve picks out the few but hard-hitting points at KGAF 2016 We braved through a barrage of SLRs and Selfie sticks to get a glimpse of the installations at Kala Ghoda Arts ...

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Cinema Focuses On Entertainment, Later Education: Shyam Benegal

Shyam Benegal says when you make a film, the process is entertainment first followed by information and education.
The director said unlike a classroom, you need to ho...

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Hyderabad Man Travels Across India For A ‘World Without Borders’

Wearing a long leather jacket and a headscarf which gave the impression of popular revolutionary Che Guevara, Mohammad Akram Firoze was busy in the last-minute preparations...

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Bridging Gaps With Music And Dance

Jefrina Charles, of Make A Difference (MAD) Coimbatore Chapter, was never into classical arts and enjoyed more of Western music and dance. She thought the youth did not muc...

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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