This time we have interviews, a personal essay, a short story, film analysis and art.
Rafaella Britto takes us to the hedonistic Weimar era. She introduces us to Liza Minnelli, and the movie that made her an icon: Cabaret.
Actor, writer, director Paavo Westerberg talks to Ramchander about film, art, emotionally honest storytelling; allowing us to get acquainted with his unique perspective.
Anusha chats with TJ Murphy, Director of Programming at Reel Q, an organization that aims to showcase “media by and about lesbian, trans and gay people and their experiences.”
Athiyan interviews Tamil writer and film enthusiast R. Abilash. This conversation touches on politics, caste, love, and more; rooted in the sociocultural context of Tamil Nadu today.
Martha interviewed Sandra Bertalanffy, creator of the web series Kynnstlah.
Artist and graphic novelist Sonny Liew shares a few of his comic strips with us.
Upamanyu takes us along as he writes about 26 movies that have stayed with him, one for each letter of the alphabet; accompanied by his stunning artwork.
Priyadershini Deivakumar recreates scenes from the Austrian film Fly Away Home, and takes us through her process.
Mukesh Manjunath was once a boy who watched too many movies. He writes a personal essay about the cinema that made him.
Ramchander wonders why we seem to be seeing the same few stories over and over, when there are several more unfolding at any given moment in Chennai.
Anusha Srinivasan writes about Sancharram and Trembling Before G-d, films that talk about oft-ignored stories.
Martha reports from die Seriale, the oldest festival in Germany dedicated to independent web and digital series.
A short story by Sithuraj Ponraj, in which he gently satirizes an obsession with K-pop, while riffing on romcom and horror genre writing.
We have essays, interviews, a comic panel and a photo story. Read on to find out more!
Filmmaker Mirjam Unger and screenwriter Sandra Bohle from Vienna talk to Ram about their work, creative process, cinema in Austria, and much more.
John Tung talks to us about Cinerama, the moving image exhibition he curated, his interests and influences.
Ming Wong talks to us about art, inspirations, his love for old cinema halls, and Making Chinatown.
Vishwanathan shares with us memories and pictures of theatres in Nagercoil and Chennai. Allow him to take you places!
Mooondk created a comic panel for us, about film and gender roles.
Letícia Magalhães writes about the history of film and film magazines, and how our perception of both has evolved in the last century.
Sara Cousins writes about Sweet Country, a movie set in the Australian outback.
Jiya writes about her fascination for Horror stories, and why the movie Pari brings some freshness to this genre.
Anusha Srinivasan writes about the Italian film Easy, and her experience of watching it.
Nilavazhagan writes in great detail about the artistic choices that make the Tamil independent film Revelations stand out.
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.