Alternative Entertainment

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 front o...

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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 biodivers...

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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 of s...

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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 st...

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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 Fes...

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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 hold the au...

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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 of...

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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 much c...

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NSD's 18th Bharat Rang Mahotsav Promises The Best Of Theatre Under One Umbrella

The Bharat Rang Mahotsav will be on till February 21 at Abhimanch and Open Air Theatre at the NSD Campus along with LTG Auditorium, Kamani Auditorium and Shri Ram Centre, New ...

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Christopher Nolan And Hoyte Van Hoytema To Reunite For WWII Epic 'Dunkirk'

Hoyte van Hoytema has certainly been making a name for himself in Hollywood lately. With blockbuster films like "Spectre" and "Interstellar" under his belt, the Swiss-born cin...

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A Faust for Bangladesh

Farrukh Dhondy at his best as he recounts the attempt he once made to adapt Goethe&rsquo...

December 2 2021

All about Eve: A History of the Hindi Film Heroine

All about Eve: A History of the Hindi Film HeroineThe more things change, the more they ...

December 1 2021

Memories of an advertising man…

In this fascinating first-person-account, Monojit Lahiri, known for his Bollywood-driven...

November 30 2021