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.
Jayanthi Sankar shares with us film-inspired art work, and a couple of anecdotes.
Maeve Rafferty writes about Brooklyn the novel and Brooklyn the movie, through the prism of her experience as an Irish immigrant in the US.
Lopamudra wonders why the beloved fictitious Bengali detective Byomkesh Bakshi has never enjoyed a successful transition to cinema.
Athiyan writes about his experience of reading a Tamil translation of Chemmeen, the Malayalam novel, and watching Chemmeen, the classic Malayalam movie.
Ravi Kiran writes a short story that takes off from where Arrival (2016) left us, and explores Louise’s feelings in the aftermath.
Cyril Wong’s exquisite poetry is inspired by the films he’s watched and loved.
Chow Teck Seng translates to English Kong Long Mao’s Chinese language poem, inspired by the film Vive L’Amour (1994).
Chow Teck Seng translates to English Gu Xing Xi’s Chinese language poem, inspired by the film Farewell My Concubine (1993).
We are pleased to present to you the first issue of our magazine! We have for you personal essays, articles, travelogues and interviews. We also have a trailer, which we hope lets you know what you can expect.
Rafaella Britto writes about Norma Bengell, the maverick Brazilian actress.
Jeyannathann Karunanithi writes about the politics of the Tamil movie Kabali. He argues that we must familiarize ourselves with the socio-geographic-historical landscape of the movie before we pick it apart.
Heinrich Domingo examines the political ideology of the Filipino movie Birdshot.
Anusha Srinivasan attempts to understand Indian actor Aamir Khan’s popularity in China.
Bala writes about experiencing the Kolkata of Satyajit Ray on his travels, and experiencing Ray’s films as a window to Kolkata.
Looking back on his trip to Himachal Pradesh, K writes about the dichotomy that cinema and travel represent.
Manishankar Prasad writes about representation of cities in cinema, and the cityscape as seen on film.
The World of Apu interviews Levni Yilmaz, freelance artist and creator of “Tales of Mere Existence.”
Kishor talks to us about creating video essays on Tamil cinema for his YouTube channel Moving Images.