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.
Athiyan writes about Ashokamitran’s novel Karaindha Nizhalgal, which looks at the lives of those on the peripheries of the Tamil film industry.
Yafrainy makes a list for us.
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.
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.
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.