Paroma writes about the animated film, The Breadwinner, set in Taliban-controlled Afghanistan.
Author: Anusha Srinivasan
Smells like inclusion
Amit Agarwal writes about the newly released Netflix film, Axone.
Influential, Dissuasive, and Thought-Provoking Monologues
Konstantinos lists ten of his favourite monologues from films and television shows.
Anusha writes about the men in Eeb Ally Ooo! and Nasir.
Connecting the dots
A conversation with the director and two of the cast members of the feature film DOTS, shot and produced remotely during lockdown.
Lakshmi Talkies and Whistling Samosas
Ramchander gives us a taste of Isai’s poems that observe life through the lens of Tamil cinema.
From physical reality to virtual reality
Antara creates a comic panel based on the futuristic movie Her.
Looking into a girl’s mind
Sanjana watches Roopa Rao’s Kannada film Gantumoote and draws her thoughts.
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These strange times
Editor’s note; but Anusha gets carried away.
On Tezuka Osamu’s experimental animated shorts
Julia Shiota revisits part of the legendary artist’s filmography.
Epic Plot Holes in Iconic Films
Konstantinos has a few questions up his sleeve!
The complex trinity of women in Parasakthi
Shakila Zamboulingame analyses the representations of women in this iconic Tamil film from 1952.
Telling stories about ‘the rest’
The team behind Baaki Pictures talks to us about documentary filmmaking.
A conversation with Brett Chapman
Brett Chapman talks to us about his short films, his filmmaking journey, and his influences.
Future of Cinema: Storytelling through Episodes
Ramchander recaps for us a panel discussion he attended during SGIFF 2019.
Poems from São Paulo
Rafaella shares with us a couple of poems from her collection Prelúdio in Blue.
Cries and Whispers
Pranav Kumar writes a poem inspired by Bergman’s Cries and Whispers.
An accumulation of sorrows
Keerthana’s rendering of visuals from the Lebanese film Capernaum
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Pendance Film Festival
Anusha Srinivasan attends the young, indie film festival in Toronto.
This is England ’83 / ’86 / ’88 / ’90
Konstantinos writes about the film that gave audiences a peek into youth culture and English society during the Thatcher era.
Behind the scenes at Film Inquiry
Manon de Reeper, the founder and editor-in-chief of Film Inquiry talks to us about running a magazine, film journalism, film cultures across continents, and so much more.
A few questions for the JAEFF team
Joshua Smith and Dr. George Crosthwait talk to us about making the avant-garde accessible.
A Secret Love
Tehmina Khan shares her thoughts on Céline Sciamma’s Portrait of a Lady on Fire.
Anusha visits Koogai, a cinema library in Chennai.
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Screening Resistance: National Bodies and Colonial Histories
Hanako Lowry writes about attending the Japanese Avant-Garde Experimental Film Festival in London.
A Woman’s Work: A Perspective on Work and Exploitation
Amarnath shares his thoughts after watching the documentary about NFL’s cheerleader problem.
A flash fiction piece by Swetha Senthilkumar, that takes off from the movie The Railway Man.