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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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Faces of Rajasthan

Khalid Mohamed in conversation with photographer Chandan Das on his tryst with photography and other creative arts. He has a discerning taste for silk fabrics and ethnic art ...

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Eternal Virgin: Setsuko Hara

Among iconic names like Ozu, Kurosawa, Immamura and Koreeda is the name of Setsuko Hara who is celebrated as the ‘Eternal Virgin’, writes Rwita Dutta For the cine...

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Sculpting in Time

Sharad Raj revisits Tarkovsky’s film Mirror (Russian), released in 1975 and he expresses, in this piece, its art, aesthetic and complexity. If time is monolithic then f...

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IT’S APPY NEW YEAR AND A BOUQUET OF TALKS

Here’s another in her series of a bouquet of talks, by Aparajita Krishna. This time she converses with Manmohan Shetty, Govind Nihalani, Pritish Nandy, Mrinal Sen and Ma...

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Of human bondage

Khalid Mohamed’s throwback to his encounter with social documentarist, Sebastio Salgado, whom he rates as the world’s most impactful living photographer today. Th...

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The outlier of French new wave: Claude Chabrol

In a career that spanned over five decades, Claude Chabrol (24 June 1930 - 12 Sep 2010) was one of the most prolific and widely respected of French film directors, writes Vand...

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My city, my friend

Khalid Mohamed in a chat fest with Harshad Rajadhyaksha, Chief Creative Officer at the Ogilvy ad agency, on his passion for street photography and more Without any trumpet bl...

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Woh Sadhana thi

The cine-young living in the 60-year-old that I am, refuses to abandon my lingering fasc...

May 18 2021

After a Pause

Film historian Dhruv Somani, writes on Bollywood’s comeback syndrome, or why top s...

May 16 2021

Signs of the times: Time to talk truth to power

Humra Quraishi’s commentary demands answers and accountability for the sufferings ...

May 15 2021