This time we have interviews, a personal essay, a short story, film analysis and art.
Month: July 2018
Life is a Cabaret: The divine decadence of Sally Bowles
Rafaella Britto takes us to the hedonistic Weimar era. She introduces us to Liza Minnelli, and the movie that made her an icon: Cabaret.
A vida é um Cabaret: a divina decadência de Sally Bowles
Rafaella Britto nos leva para a era hedonista de Weimar. Ela nos apresenta a Liza Minnelli e o filme que fez dela um ícone: Cabaret.
A freewheeling chat with Paavo Westerberg
Actor, writer, director Paavo Westerberg talks to Ramchander about film, art, emotionally honest storytelling; allowing us to get acquainted with his unique perspective.
An introduction to TJ Murphy and Reel Q
Anusha chats with TJ Murphy, Director of Programming at Reel Q, an organization that aims to showcase “media by and about lesbian, trans and gay people and their experiences.”
In conversation with R. Abilash
Athiyan interviews Tamil writer and film enthusiast R. Abilash. This conversation touches on politics, caste, love, and more; rooted in the sociocultural context of Tamil Nadu today.
ஆர்.அபிலாஷுடன் ஓர் உரையாடல்
தமிழ் எழுத்தாளர், சினிமா ஆர்வலர் ஆர். அபிலாஷூடன் அதியனின் நேர்காணல். தமிழகத்தின் தற்போதைய சமூகக் கலாசாரச் சூழலில் வேரூன்றி இருக்கும் அரசியல், சாதி, காதல், போன்ற பலவற்றையும் தொட்டுச் செல்கிறது இந்த உரையாடல்.
Interview with Sandra Bertalanffy
Martha interviewed Sandra Bertalanffy, creator of the web series Kynnstlah.
Sonny’s guide to the movies
Artist and graphic novelist Sonny Liew shares a few of his comic strips with us.
26 Days of Type
Upamanyu takes us along as he writes about 26 movies that have stayed with him, one for each letter of the alphabet; accompanied by his stunning artwork.
Fly Away Home: An interpretation
Priyadershini Deivakumar recreates scenes from the Austrian film Fly Away Home, and takes us through her process.
The AV Room
Mukesh Manjunath was once a boy who watched too many movies. He writes a personal essay about the cinema that made him.
The Chennai of Tamil Cinema
Ramchander wonders why we seem to be seeing the same few stories over and over, when there are several more unfolding at any given moment in Chennai.
LGBTQ+ stories at City of Asylum
Anusha Srinivasan writes about Sancharram and Trembling Before G-d, films that talk about oft-ignored stories.
Snapshots from die Seriale 2018
Martha reports from die Seriale, the oldest festival in Germany dedicated to independent web and digital series.
A short story by Sithuraj Ponraj, in which he gently satirizes an obsession with K-pop, while riffing on romcom and horror genre writing.