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Offshore entertainment: Check out film museums from around the world | world cinema

Offshore entertainment: Check out film museums from around the world | world cinema

Cinema buffs have been archiving, documenting and displaying film-related material since the birth of filmmaking over 120 years ago. Today, there are museums in every country that has a flourishing film industry. Individual collectors and studios also run their own mini museums – there’s one for Mad Max in Australia, ...

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Art house to mainstream: It’s an all-time high for India at the Berlinale | world cinema

Art house to mainstream: It’s an all-time high for India at the Berlinale | world cinema

It is hard to imagine, but true, that Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s Hum Dil De Chuke Sanam was selected for the Berlin film festival in part thanks to a Mumbai taxi driver. It is an anecdote Dorothee Wenner, Berlin Film Festival delegate for South Asia, loves to recount. She’s been visiting ...

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Priyanka, Deepika… Anushka: Bollywood inspo for your Mehndi-Laga-Ke-Rakhna moment | fashion and trends

Priyanka, Deepika... Anushka: Bollywood inspo for your Mehndi-Laga-Ke-Rakhna moment | fashion and trends

If it’s fashion inspiration that you are seeking, Bollywood divas are here to your rescue. Be it their oh-so-dreamy red carpet appearances or the seemingly effortless airport looks, and particularly in this year, with their #bridalwear scene, there is inspiration galore. The months that went by witnessed not just one ...

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Celluloid time travel: photographing vintage cinema halls

Celluloid time travel: photographing vintage cinema halls

“They say theatres are a democratic space. Democratic for whom?” began Balaji Maheshwar, a Chennai-based photographer, during an Artist Talk at his solo show ‘Talkies.’ Organised by the Chennai Photo Biennale (CPB) Foundation, the show consisted of seven photographs that dealt with Maheshwar’s inherent fascination with Tamil cinema halls, besides ...

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European Union Film Festival 2018: Where world cinema delights Delhiites | world cinema

A still from the Greek film Kissing? by Yannis Korres.

“Could you please not set my things on fire? It’s a bit weird, you know,” says the female actor, and the male actor replies: “But it’s cute too, isn’t it”. On the cusp of turning 30, these two people question if they are still good for each other. And these ...

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You cannot have a conversation excluding cinema, at FTII: Siddharth Sinha | art and culture

Director Siddharth Sinha discussing a shot with actor Kalki Koechlin during the filming of The Job

English poet and playwright William Shakespeare’s written works have inspired many to adapt and create series, films and shows based on his iconic plays. Director Siddharth Sinha was also completely influenced by Shakespeare’s works and was deeply interested in his writings. One particular character that stayed with Siddharth was that ...

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Cinephiles in Capital: Get set to watch the best of awarded pan-Indian cinema | art and culture

Scenes from the films (clockwise from left) Sonata, The Hungry, October and Vikram Vedha, which will be screened at the 13th Habitat Film Festival.

Film buffs in the Capital, get ready to witness the 13th edition of Habitat Film Festival — an annual extravaganza of award-winning pan-Indian cinema. From Hindi romance-drama October (2018) to Tamil action-thriller Vikram Vedha (2017) 60 films will be screened over 11 days at this fest. The festival will showcase ...

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