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Special Review: NOUKA DUBI (Boat-wreck)/KASHMAKASH

Written by on May 30th, 2011

Noukadubi (also released in Hindi as Kashmakash), directed by Rituparno Ghosh, perhaps India’s boldest and most sophisticated director, was the film chosen for screening at the Closing Night Gala at New York’s prestigious Indian Film Festival earlier this spring. The movie was adapted from a novel by Rabindranath Tagore, the Indian Nobel Laureate, and was […]

Rishi, Neetu, Aparna Sen – The New York Indian Film Festival: Closing Night Awards Ceremony

Written by on May 19th, 2011

“I never thought dancing and singing actors got awards!!” – Bollywood star Rishi Kapoor looked truly happy, bounding onto the stage at the Asia Society, on New York’s Park Avenue, to accept his award for Best Actor at the closing ceremony of the New York Indian Film Festival on Sunday, May 8th. For the eleven […]

India Beyond Bollywood: Mahindra Indo-American Arts Council Film Festival

Written by on November 9th, 2010

The Mahindra Indo-American Arts Council (MIAAC) film festival is about to launch its tenth annual program of films, panels, and parties in New York this week. The festival is being held at the SVA THEATER and is taking place on November 10th through the 14th. There is a huge world of Indian cinema beyond Bollywood […]

Special Review: Bombay Summer

Written by on October 9th, 2010

In 21st-century Mumbai, what kinds of things can happen when people really try to connect across vast social differences? Is this emotionally possible, is it physically safe? If friendship and love can happen, is there also a cost? And if there are costs, who is most likely to bear them? In Joseph Mathew-Varghese’s fresh and […]

Zeenat, Helen, Juhi, Konkona, Manisha Coming to NY Engendered I-View Film Festival

Written by on September 11th, 2010

Forbidden desires, buried memories, life on the margins, non-traditional gender identities, destructive cultural stereotypes — the Engendered I-View Film Festival (Sept 18-26, Asia Society on Park Avenue/other venues) is beautifully centered in its mission, to put together a South Asian film festival that is fun, fresh, and exciting, and that also keeps a steady eye […]

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