Ramchander shares with us his notes from the Singapore South Asian International Film Festival 2017.
The third issue of The World of Apu is here!
Michael Clancy looks at how space has been used in Akira Kurosawa’s High and Low.
Anusha Srinivasan writes about Anand Pandian’s Reel World, which is an anthropologist’s examination of Tamil cinema.
Anusha Srinivasan writes about how the movie Ruby Sparks almost subverts the Manic Pixie Dream Girl trope.
திரைத்துறையின் விளிம்பில் வாழும் மனிதர்களின் வாழ்வைச் சித்தரிக்கும் அசோகமித்திரனின் கரைந்த நிழல்கள் நாவல் பற்றி அதியனின் பார்வை.
Athiyan writes about Ashokamitran’s novel Karaindha Nizhalgal, which looks at the lives of those on the peripheries of the Tamil film industry.
Yafrainy hace una lista para nosotros.
Yafrainy makes a list for us.
Deepak sketches some memorable characters from Quentin Tarantino’s films.
Ajay explores how the TV show Star Trek: The Next Generation explores the ideas of virtual and augmented reality through its plot lines.
A short story by Sithuraj Ponraj, featuring the beloved Nargis Dutt, one of the doyens of Hindi cinema.
Tan Chee Lay writes a poem in Chinese inspired by Royston Tan’s movie 15 (2003).
Tan Chee Lay and Tan Inn Shin transcreate a Chinese poem inspired by Royston Tan’s coming-of-age movie 15 (2003).
We are excited to present to you the second issue of our magazine! We have for you personal essays, film analysis, interviews, a dance interpretation, fiction and poetry.
Rafaella Britto writes about Devi, the Satyajit Ray movie that explores the relationship between femininity and divinity in a patriarchal society.
Rafaella Britto escreve sobre Devi, filme de Satyajit Ray que explora a relação entre feminilidade e divindade em uma sociedade patriarcal.
K Balamurugan writes about Tamil cinema in Malaysia, the groundbreaking movie Jagat (2015), and relating to it as a boy growing up in Malaysia of the 1990s.
கே.பாலமுருகன் மலேசிய தமிழ் சினிமாவையும், ஜகாட் திரைப்படத்தின் தாக்கத்தையும், 1990களின் மலேசியாவில் தனது பால்யத்தையும் தொடர்பு படுத்தி எழுதியுள்ளார்.
Ramchander writes about the Iranian film Disappearance, which won the award for Best Asian Feature at SGIFF 2017.
Ramchander writes about the Thai film Malila The Farewell Flower, one of the films in competition at the Singapore International Film Festival 2017.
Ramchander writes about the Israeli film Scaffolding, one of the films in competition at the Singapore International Film Festival 2017.
Aashish Gadhvi examines how Hindi cinema portrays the Indian abroad, and how this has changed over the years.
The World of Apu asked director Ali Asgari a few questions about his movie Disappearance, and his love affair with cinema.
The World of Apu interviews Matan Yair, screenwriter and director of Scaffolding.
A conversation with Anucha Boonyawatana, the director of Malila: The Farewell Flower.
We spoke to Davide Cazzaro, publisher and editor-in-chief of NANG Magazine, and Ben Slater, the guest editor of NANG’s first issue.
Ben Slater put together the book 25: Histories and Memories of the Singapore International Film Festival. We speak to him about this book, his experience with SGIFF, and film festivals in general.
An expansive interview with Ms. Wahyuni Hadi, the Executive Director of the Singapore International Film Festival.
Maanasa Visweswaran pays tribute to Deepa Mehta’s Earth (1998), a film that continues to resonate with her.