Sthira Bhattacharya thinks about why two dance sequences from Indian cinema of the 90s have stayed with her.
Harini Pryor writes about The Shoplifters, Hirokazu Kore-eda’s Palme d’Or-winning film.
Tehmina Khan shares her thoughts on Céline Sciamma’s Portrait of a Lady on Fire.
Sripad Sridhar shares his experiences as a wildlife photographer and filmmaker.
Anuradha Warrier writes about the women in the progressive cinema of Nav Ketan.
Sureshkumar revisits a movie from his childhood, under very different circumstances.
…and her performance of ‘Nazar Lagi Raja Tore Bangle Par’, Richard Singer writes.
Naveena tags along with a film crew and lives to tell the tale.
Why watch a movie? Why write about it? Madhu has questions, and maybe some answers.
A short essay by Sara Siddiqui Chansarkar, about the potent power of nostalgia, and a song from the Hindi film Pakeezah.
Julia Shiota writes about growing up Japanese-American; with art work by Clinton Tham.
Manishankar Prasad looks at how the Indian diaspora in the Middle East consumes films.
Amitava Akash Nag tells us what Bergman’s films mean to him.
Naveena Vijayan watches a gourmet film that leaves her hungry.
Mukesh Manjunath was once a boy who watched too many movies. He writes a personal essay about the cinema that made him.
Bala writes about experiencing the Kolkata of Satyajit Ray on his travels, and experiencing Ray’s films as a window to Kolkata.
பாலா சத்யஜித் ரேயின் படங்களில் கண்ட கொல்கத்தாவிற்கு சென்று வந்த அனுபவத்தைப் பற்றியும், அவரின் படங்கள் நமக்கு கொடுத்த கொல்கத்தா அனுபவத்தை பற்றியும் எழுதியுள்ளார்.
Looking back on his trip to Himachal Pradesh, K writes about the dichotomy that cinema and travel represent.