“This is the story of a girl who does things differently from other girls in her village,” Rima Das told the audience, as she stood onstage to introduce her film at the ongoing 70th Cannes Film Festival.
THE IMAGE of a chair in India generally hints at an allegory of the search for political power. However, it may also reveal social history, as an exhibition at the ongoing Kochi-Muziris Biennale in Kerala reveals.
In a long narrative divided into three sections, detailing his journeys in the 1970s, 1980s and the 21st century, the author spins incredible tales to make his inevitable slips match the chaos and confusion around him
British author and photographer Christopher Sykes had just shot Hasketh Racing, a Formula One racing team, when he received an offer to photograph the 1975 US tour of the Rolling Stones. Sykes was 27 years old then and the St
A month ago, Aamir Khan presented Chinese director Jia Zhangke, one of the finest filmmakers in contemporary cinema, with a major honour at the Mumbai film festival. The real prize, however, may have gone to Indian cinema.