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Indginados

One of the better films at IFFI this time is a docu-drama directed by Tony Gatlif called Indignados which translates as Outraged.  Though it may not have been a crowd favourite, there is no two ways that this is a superior effort.

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‘I have always made films that people felt could not be made’

Suresh Jindal is a maverick film producer who produced films like ‘Rajnigandha’ (1974), ‘Shatranj ke Khilari’ (1977) and ‘Katha’ (1983), all of which were hopelessly given up by others. Sureshji, who is attending the International Film Festival of India 2012, speaks about the stories behind his screen productions, including his latest offering ‘Vara: A Blessing’.

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Tears of hope

BY ARTI DAS | NT BUZZ
‘Truth is stranger than fiction, but it is because fiction is obliged to stick to possibilities; Truth isn’t,’ is a famous quote by writer, Mark Twain.
This statement finds relevance when you watch the trailer of the yet to be released Hindi film ‘Oass’ which is inspired from a real life incident.

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My Favourite Film Is…

“Which is your favourite film?” One may have asked or been asked this question a countless times. But when the same question is put to masters and scholars of cinema, the results are interesting and fascinating.

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Samhita, tale of two eras

Marathi film ‘Samhita’, directed by award winning duo of Sumitra Bhave and Sunil Sukthankar, which is part of the 43rd International Film Festival of India at Goa in the Indian Panorama section is a story based in two eras.

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IFFI Diary – Day 4

By Sachin Chatte
On the third day of screenings, the crowds had swelled up and numbers are only going to increase in the next two days. Most shows are already full although if you stand in queue at least 10 minutes before it starts, chances are that you will get in.

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Retelling of the science of ‘Kama’

By Ramnath N Pai Raikar | NT NETWORK
‘Kamasutra’, the ancient Indian Hindu text widely considered to be the standard work on human sexual science in Sanskrit literature written by Vātsyāyana, provides a perfect script to the world of cinema, especially with its explicit erotic content.

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