Festivals

FESTIVALS: ARE DADS LESS IMPORTANT THAN MOMS?

To address why Mother’s Day is celebrated with such grandiosity and emotion compared to the more subdued Father’s Day, Monojit Lahiri dives into the cultural and s...

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FESTIVALS: ZAIKAK IN SEARCH OF THE BEST MAHARASHTRIAN THALI

“I think it would be impossible to search for the best Maharashtrian Thali in Pune because Thalis are culture or ‘sanskriti‘ on a plate, so it would be unfai...

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FESTIVALS: BEST FILMS FROM SOUTH ASIA ONLINE NOW!

The 13th edition of South Asian Film Festival Montreal is online now. The online festival started on 27th May 2024 and will run until the 3rd June, reports the #Newsdesk. SAF...

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FESTIVALS: GRAND FINALE AT KASHISH PRIDE FILM FESTIVAL

Indian Trans and Non-Binary filmmakers, actors win big at 15th KASHISH Pride Film Festival. Indian films Night Queen, IYKYK won, along with Dear Sahitya and Blue Sunshine at t...

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FESTIVALS: NANAD BHABHI TAKE UP THE CHALLENGE SAYS ZAIKAK

Homemakerz has achieved a reasonable retail turnover every month, in Mumbai, Pune, Goa, and Gujarat, and the good thing is that their online sales through Amazon is flour...

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FESTIVALS: LQBTQ NARRATIVES IN REGIONAL CINEMA

Filmmakers from Karnataka, Manipur, Himachal Pradesh, Gujarat at KASHISH 2024. Jeo Baby, Rohit Prajapati, Kling Johnson, Priyakanta Laishram, Dishaa Bhardwaj spoke to Ashish S...

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FESTIVALS: STAR STUDDED OPENING CEREMONY OF KASHISH 2024

Kiran Rao, Sonali Kulkarni, Barun Sobti, Shweta Basu Prasad, Vopin Sharma, Lilette Dubey, Varun Grover graced the occasion and a spectacular show unfolded, reports the #Newsde...

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FESTIVALS: INDIAN PREMIERE OF KUCH SAPNEY APNE ON 18TH MAY AT KASHISH 2024

Vishal Bhardwaj and Rekha Bhardwaj compose and sing for Rangayan’s feature film Kuch Sapney Apne. The World Premiere was in London and UKAFF, and the Indian Premiere is ...

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FESTIVALS: KASHISH 2024 WITH DEEPA MEHTA, NANDITA DAS AND MEENAKSHI SHEDDE

KASHISH 2024 to host ‘Fire’side chat with Meenakshi Shedde. Internationally acclaimed filmmaker Deepa Mehta will have a ‘Fire’side chat with Nandita Da...

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FESTIVALS: IS MOM YOUR BEST FRIEND?

On Mother’s Day, Monojit Lahiri  chooses a provocative and informative path - he explains why a little distance kept by mothers from their daughters should be terme...

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ALTERNATIVE ENTERTAINMENT: EXPLORING UNSPOKEN DEPTHS

Director Mrunal Mestri discusses the evocative power of silence and visual storytelling ...

June 23 2024

MOVIES: JAMES LINGWOOD’S FILM

Discover the extraordinary journey of Father Joe Maier in 'A Light in the Slaughterhouse...

June 22 2024

POLITICS: DISTORTING HISTORY AND SPREADING HATE

Textbooks are increasingly misrepresenting with deletions and distortions altering histo...

June 21 2024