Why watch a movie? Why write about it? Madhu has questions, and maybe some answers.
A short essay by Sara Siddiqui Chansarkar, about the potent power of nostalgia, and a song from the Hindi film Pakeezah.
Julia Shiota writes about growing up Japanese-American; with art work by Clinton Tham.
Manishankar Prasad looks at how the Indian diaspora in the Middle East consumes films.
Amitava Akash Nag tells us what Bergman’s films mean to him.
Naveena Vijayan watches a gourmet film that leaves her hungry.
Mukesh Manjunath was once a boy who watched too many movies. He writes a personal essay about the cinema that made him.
Bala writes about experiencing the Kolkata of Satyajit Ray on his travels, and experiencing Ray’s films as a window to Kolkata.
பாலா சத்யஜித் ரேயின் படங்களில் கண்ட கொல்கத்தாவிற்கு சென்று வந்த அனுபவத்தைப் பற்றியும், அவரின் படங்கள் நமக்கு கொடுத்த கொல்கத்தா அனுபவத்தை பற்றியும் எழுதியுள்ளார்.
Looking back on his trip to Himachal Pradesh, K writes about the dichotomy that cinema and travel represent.