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Payal Kapadia‚Äôs ‘All We Imagine as Light’ Scripts History

In a historic moment for Indian cinema, Payal Kapadia’s film “All We Imagine as Light” clinches the Grand Prix at the Cannes International Film Festival. This triumph marks a significant milestone, as it becomes the first Indian film in three decades to compete in the festival’s main competition. The movie narrates the compelling story of…

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Dr Biju at 22nd Shanghai international film festival

Dr. Biju’s “Papa Buka” Announced: A Historic Collaboration Between Papua New Guinea and India

Internationally acclaimed filmmaker Dr. Biju has announced an exciting new film project titled “Papa Buka,” marking the first major co-production between Papua New Guinea and India. This pioneering cinematic venture is set to bring together a rich tapestry of talent and culture from both nations. Renowned director Pa. Ranjith, under Neelam Productions, is set to…

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The New Screen Ecology in India Digital Transformation of Media

Digital Revolution: Smith Mehta’s New Book Unveils the Transformation of India’s Media Landscape

The New Screen Ecology in India: Digital Transformation of Media is a new book authored by Smith Mehta.

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Aisa Yeh Jahaan: Pioneering Sustainability in Bollywood’s Green Revolution

In the bustling landscape of Bollywood, where glamour often overshadows environmental concerns, director Biswajeet Bora’s 2015 Hindi feature film, “Aisa Yeh Jahaan,” emerged as a groundbreaking initiative that transcended the silver screen. Not merely a cinematic exploration of urban detachment from nature, the film set a new standard by becoming India’s inaugural carbon-neutral full-length feature….

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YISFF 2023: Calling All Student Filmmakers for an International Showcase!

In an exciting development for young filmmakers, Yuva Media and Entertainment, Chennai, is thrilled to announce the launch of the 1st Yuva International Short Film Festival (YISFF). This prestigious film festival is geared towards students in colleges and universities worldwide and is scheduled to take place on November 5, 2023, at “The Edouard Michelin Auditorium…

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Shiju Balagopalan on 28th IFFK

Director’s Accusations Shine Light on IFFK Selection Practices

Shiju Balagopalan, an independent Malayalam film director, has voiced concerns regarding the selection process of the 28th International Film Festival of Kerala (IFFK) on his Facebook profile. Balagopalan, the director of the Malayalam film “Eran” (The Man Who Always Obeys), recently submitted his film to the festival and expressed dissatisfaction with how it was handled….

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Resonating Voices: The Rise of Independent Cinema in the South Indian Film Industry

The South Indian film industry has long been renowned for its vibrant and diverse cinematic offerings. While mainstream cinema has been the primary focus, the emergence of independent cinema has added a new dimension to the industry. Independent cinema in South India is experiencing a surge in popularity, bringing fresh storytelling and unique perspectives to…

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Exploring the Power of Community Documentaries

Exploring the Power of Community Documentaries

Community documentaries have the power to create meaningful change by giving voice to underrepresented communities, raising awareness about important issues, and inspiring action. They provide a platform for community members to share their stories and perspectives, and can help to foster greater understanding and empathy among audiences. As such, they are a valuable tool for promoting social justice and creating a more equitable world.

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Golden 1990s: The Decade which redefined cinema

The 1990s was a period of immense growth for the movie-going public. The decade saw the birth of some of the most iconic films in history, with the likes of “Jurassic Park,” “Terminator 2,” and “Forrest Gump” all making their debuts. But more than just being a time of great movie releases, the early 1990s…

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State Theatre: The World's Longest-Running Theater

State Theatre: The World’s Longest-Running Theater

The State Theatre in Washington has been running since 1897 and is still one of the most popular places to see a play. The theatre was renovated in 2010 and now boasts a beautiful interior and state-of-the-art facilities. If you’re looking for a place to see a play in Washington, the State Theatre is definitely…

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