A quick look at what we have in our anniversary issue, and notes from the editors.
Month: November 2018
Around the world with cinema – 2
Once again, film recommendations for many moods, in many languages.
Still Here, Reel Queer
Anusha reports from the 33rd edition of ReelQ Film Festival in Pittsburgh.
The case is closed
Amit Agarwal takes a close look at Mrinal Sen’s 1982 film Kharij.
The Neon Demon
Michael Derrick writes about Hollywood’s tryst with horror, and Nicolas Winding Refn’s polarizing film, The Neon Demon.
The Dead by Christian Kacht
Kasper Håkansson writes about a novel that is part historical fiction and part nightmare. What if cinema was a tool for world domination?
Christian Kracht: De døde
Kasper Håkansson skriver om en roman, der er delvist historisk fiktion og delvist et mareridt. Hvad hvis film var et redskab til at opnå verdensherredømme?
An Asian American Film Festival
Anusha attends Silk Screen film festival in Pittsburgh.
The Seen and Unseen
Priyadershini watched Kamila Andini’s film and attempts to recreate her journey.
Anusha writes about ReelAbilities Pittsburgh, a film festival with a difference.
On the perils of opining about a movie
Why watch a movie? Why write about it? Madhu has questions, and maybe some answers.
Of feet, burqas, and boundaries
Ramchander’s notes from Sg.SAIFF 2018.
In conversation with Girish Kasaravalli and Siddiq Barmak
Ramchander met the filmmakers when they were in Singapore, for Sg.SAIFF 2018.
Madras Film Screening Club
A short interview with the team behind MFSC.
From dawn to dusk
Jayanthi Sankar spends a day at the Singapore South Asian International Film Festival 2018.
Amit Agarwal: Bringing a film festival to life
An interview with Amit Agarwal, Artistic Director of the Singapore South Asian International Film Festival.
A song across generations
A short essay by Sara Siddiqui Chansarkar, about the potent power of nostalgia, and a song from the Hindi film Pakeezah.