Shakila Zamboulingame analyses the representations of women in this iconic Tamil film from 1952.
The team behind Baaki Pictures talks to us about documentary filmmaking.
The World of Apu speaks to Vamsi and Uma Kathir, the makers of a documentary on Tamil writer Rajendra Cholan.
Ramchander has questions after watching Gitanjali Rao’s animated film.
Sripad Sridhar shares his experiences as a wildlife photographer and filmmaker.
Vaishnavi’s short story is about an Amitabh Bachchan fan who has a terrible secret.
A.Ramasamy presents his take on the adaptation of a Tamil novel into a film.
வெக்கை அசுரன் ஆனதை அலசும் அ.ராமசாமியின் கட்டுரை.
A few questions for the author on his new book.
Shivaji Das writes about his travels in Georgia.
Ramchander writes about Bharathiraja’s OM and Parthiban’s Oththa Seruppu, screened at Singapore South Asian International Film Festival.
Aswin Ramachandran attended the Dalit Film and Cultural Festival (DALIFF) in New York earlier this year, and wrote about it for us.
Anuradha Warrier writes about the women in the progressive cinema of Nav Ketan.
P. Lakshmi Narayanan attends the Independent Film Festival of Chennai 2019.
Iniyavan Elumalai, our press correspondent at IFFR 2019, chats with filmmaker Gurvinder Singh.
…and her performance of ‘Nazar Lagi Raja Tore Bangle Par’, Richard Singer writes.
Madhu watches two contemporaneous Tamil movies and writes about them.
Omar Ahmed makes an impassioned plea for us to pay attention to the films that constituted this movement.
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.
உலக சினிமா, எதார்த்த சினிமா, சுயாதீன சினிமா, தமிழ் சினிமாவின் தற்போதைய நிலை, ஒளிப்பதிவு அணுகுமுறை என்று வெவ்வேறு தளங்களைத் தொட்டுச் செல்லும் உரையாடல்.
Mitsu visits some of Old Delhi’s single screen cinemas and comes back with pictures.
Amit Agarwal takes a close look at Mrinal Sen’s 1982 film Kharij.
Ramchander’s notes from Sg.SAIFF 2018.
Ramchander met the filmmakers when they were in Singapore, for Sg.SAIFF 2018.
A short essay by Sara Siddiqui Chansarkar, about the potent power of nostalgia, and a song from the Hindi film Pakeezah.
He composed our magazine’s theme music! But we spoke to him about other things too.
Manishankar Prasad looks at how the Indian diaspora in the Middle East consumes films.
Naveena Vijayan watches a gourmet film that leaves her hungry.
Gayathiri looks at how this issue is presented in The Red Thread (Spanish) and Sathi Leelavathi (Tamil).
Pradheep reports from the Chennai International Queer Film Festival 2018.