Articles by Bedatri D Choudhury
Sep 25, 2018
TIFF 2018: Anand Patwardhan’s Vivek is an exhaustive commentary on a diminishing democracyVivek, divided into eight chapters, is an exhaustive commentary on the way an orthodox, militant and right-wing Hinduism has taken over every bastion of democratic thought in India.
Sep 23, 2018
TIFF 2018: Rima Das on Bulbul Can Sing, and India’s Oscar pick Village RockstarsFor those who have watched Rima Das’ Village Rockstars (India’s entry to the Oscars this year), her new film, Bulbul Can Sing that premiered at TIFF 2018, will seem like both a departure from and a sequential successor to Dhunu's story
Sep 22, 2018
TIFF 2018: Ritu Sarin and Tenzing Sonam on The Sweet Requiem, Tibetans in exile, and indie filmsA fiction film is always a good way to pass on a message to audiences, say Ritu Sarin and Tenzing Sonam
Sep 17, 2018
TIFF 2018: Director Vasan Bala on Mard Ko Dard Nahin Hota, winner of audience choice awardMard Ko Dard Nahin Hota [The Man Who Feels No Pain] by Vasan Bala is a quirky action film that just won the People's Choice Prize for Best Midnight Madness at the Toronto International Film Festival.
Sep 16, 2018
TIFF 2018 rally celebrates women's tedious journeys in film industry, and long road aheadThe Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) organised a rally this year to accompany the Share Her Journey campaign, which is their five-year commitment to a just representation of women in film through festival programming and participation.