Why watch a movie? Why write about it? Madhu has questions, and maybe some answers.
Ramchander’s notes from Sg.SAIFF 2018.
Ramchander met the filmmakers when they were in Singapore, for Sg.SAIFF 2018.
A short interview with the team behind MFSC.
Jayanthi Sankar spends a day at the Singapore South Asian International Film Festival 2018.
An interview with Amit Agarwal, Artistic Director of the Singapore South Asian International Film Festival.
A short essay by Sara Siddiqui Chansarkar, about the potent power of nostalgia, and a song from the Hindi film Pakeezah.
A directory of features in our sixth issue. You could begin here!
Film recommendations for many moods, in many languages.
Ramchander met the cast and crew of Tashi, an independent film shot in Singapore.
He composed our magazine’s theme music! But we spoke to him about other things too.
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.
Kamila Kunda shares her passion for cinema that reflects the natural rhythms of life.
Gayathiri looks at how this issue is presented in The Red Thread (Spanish) and Sathi Leelavathi (Tamil).
Coco introduces us to Rob Carter’s stop-motion film Metropolis.
Pradheep reports from the Chennai International Queer Film Festival 2018.
Ramchander argues that Pa Ranjith’s filmography is never lacking in form, even if such complaints abound.
A fabulous comic panel by Unaka, about the pleasure of watching animated films.
Ramakrishnan takes us on a tour of Art Deco theatres in South Mumbai.
Vishwanathan talks to those who make the magic of cinema possible—the men in the projection rooms, the ticket collector, the popcorn vendor.
Kurien visits the Golden Mile Complex in Singapore, where every kind of film-goer can find a movie to watch.
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.