This interview with writer-cinematographer-director Chezhiyan touches on a wide range of topics—world cinema, realism in cinema, independent cinema, current trends in Tamil cinema, and his approach to cinematography.
Mitsu visits some of Old Delhi’s single screen cinemas and comes back with pictures.
A quick look at what we have in our anniversary issue, and notes from the editors.
Once again, film recommendations for many moods, in many languages.
Anusha reports from the 33rd edition of ReelQ Film Festival in Pittsburgh.
Amit Agarwal takes a close look at Mrinal Sen’s 1982 film Kharij.
Michael Derrick writes about Hollywood’s tryst with horror, and Nicolas Winding Refn’s polarizing film, The Neon Demon.
Kasper Håkansson writes about a novel that is part historical fiction and part nightmare. What if cinema was a tool for world domination?
Anusha attends Silk Screen film festival in Pittsburgh.
Priyadershini watched Kamila Andini’s film and attempts to recreate her journey.
Anusha writes about ReelAbilities Pittsburgh, a film festival with a difference.
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.