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The apotheoses of the new wave: Jules et Jim

Godard’s Breathless and Truffaut’s Jules et Jim are the cornerstones of one of cinema’s most influential movements ever, writes Sharad Raj  The great f...

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Review: Searching for ‘Happiness’

Originating from a conversation with his seven-year-old daughter, Suman Ghosh’s new film is an ode to the city of Kolkata, writes Shantanu Ray Chaudhuri   A Google...

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Exploring the Darker Side

After watching a couple of her films, Vandana Kumar believes, that it couldn’t be merely a coincidence that Isabelle Huppert plays morally ambiguous characters. This le...

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Journey of a Passionate Tale-Spinner

Janaky Sreedharan presents Nabanita Deshmukh, a storyteller who follows a unique process to engage with children. The last I saw her was in Jawaharlal Nehru University, New D...

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The Austere Ascetic

Sharad Raj visits the 1983 French film L’Argent (Money) and deconstructs the genius of the filmmaker Robert Bresson.  Jean Luc Goddard once said, “Robert Bre...

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Give peace a chance

Khalid Mohamed in conversation with the eminent filmmaker and documentarist Ramesh Sharma on his new feature-length documentary, AHIMSA: Gandhi – The Power of the Powerl...

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Where Eagles Dare

People are experiences and experiences make interesting stories, says Yashika Begwani to me, writes Vinta Nanda  She’s curious about learning, psychology, about th...

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The Cinema of Tengiz Abulnadze

All of Abulnadze’s important films especially his much acclaimed The Georgia Trilogy exemplify the key features of Georgian cinema, writes Monish K. Das  Federico ...

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Takes tea to tango

A photo-essay by Ashis Ghatak on his tea-tasting spree in the Darjeeling hills.  Sitting in the cozy glass-walled empty restaurant on the terrace of Cochrane Palace, whe...

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Black-and-white in colour

Khalid Mohamed recounts his emotional-laden encounter with the legendary French multi-media artist, Jean-Paul Goude, on a champagne-bubbly afternoon in Paris. Jean-Paul Goude...

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The apotheoses of the new wave: Jules et Jim

Godard’s Breathless and Truffaut’s Jules et Jim are the cornerstones of one ...

February 25 2021

Photo Essay: Your Magic Glasses

The ongoing global COVID-19 pandemic is an eye-opener for thousands of people across the...

February 24 2021

Lights! Action! Politics

While the coronavirus rages on, Khalid Mohamed checks out how Bollywood stars in seats o...

February 23 2021