Kamakhya Narayan Singh on winning National Film Awards for Justice Delayed but Delivered, Article 370 and 35A
In an interview with Firstpost, Kamakhya Narayan Singh talks about the emotional journey while making Justice Delayed but Delivered, how cinema and documentary can be a great medium to give voice to the voiceless, and more.
Our Father review: Netflix documentary is a biting indictment against the state of women’s reproductive rights
Netflix's true-crime documentary Our Father is gripping — especially when it comes at a time when women’s reproductive rights continue to be a thorny subject across the world.
The Beatles and India review: Ajoy Bose's documentary is a tender exploration of band's time in the country
What drew me in was Ajoy Bose's exploration of the cultural encounter between East and West – neither a clash, nor a picture of harmony, but fun, messy and real
Oscars 2022: Writing With Fire co-director Sushmit Ghosh's deep dive into making of the Khabar Lahariya documentary
"It was their story, but then it also became ours," says Sushmit Ghosh, who directed along with Rintu Thomas Writing With Fire, Indian documentary nominated at Oscars 2022.
Flee does not make a song and dance about self-disclosure and acceptance of LGBTQ+ people. Director Jonas Poher Rasmussen leans into it quietly, and with dignity.
Oscars 2022: Writing With Fire's nomination is just the first step in a long road to recognition of the Indian documentary
While Writing with Fire may go where no film in India ever has, it also inadvertently illuminates the sobering reality about the documentary genre in India. Because neither is the format considered an asset, nor is it even considered cinema.
Shaunak Sen on why his Sundance award-winning film All That Breathes is far more than an environmental documentary
“I’m wary of bleeding-heart sentimentalism that tinges the discourse around environmentalism," says filmmaker Shaunak Sen, who feels All That Breathes, his documentary on kites in Delhi and their rescuers, is "an interspecies love story."
Cow review: Andrea Arnold's observational documentary is a curiously liberating study of bovine heart
Andrea Arnold follows Luma, a cow, for four years at an English dairy farm in this observational documentary – chronicling her daily life in stark detail. The result is a surprisingly moving allegory of feminine identity.
Urf, new documentary on celebrity lookalikes in India, traces the individual artists' to find their primary identities
Geetika Narang Abbasi’s documentary Urf, currently playing at the International Film Festival Rotterdam, underlines that the work of a lookalike comes with an expiry date, that at some point, the need to find one’s own identity takes precedence.
Music documentaries become very engaging storytellers as they draw us deep into a world that we find so familiar because we are music fans, but so unfamiliar because there is only so much that we honestly know.
Fighting tigers, a limbless father holding his son, hunting pumas: Incredible winners of Siena International Photo Awards
The annual contest takes us on an emotional ride with its spectacular images, which were selected from hundreds and thousands of entries. Turkish photographer Mehmet Aslan was declared the overall winner with his ‘emotionally strong’ image of a father who had lost a leg holding his son, who was born without lower or upper limbs.
Britney Vs Spears pales in comparison to its predecessors and builds a discombobulated snapshot of Spears’s situations.
The brief teaser of Tiger King 2 features Joe Exotic apparently phoning in from prison, where he is serving his 22-year sentence.
"Global activism centres on collaboration and cooperation, not competition," the makers of The Activist said after the TV series got flak for its celebration of "Insta-activism."
The Netflix documentary paints Muhammad Ali and Malcolm X as unhinged victims, rather than powerful narrators, of the black rage lining the periphery of America’s White Supremacist movement.
Black Keys' Dan Auerbach to make directorial debut with documentary on Grammy-winning New Orleans musician Dr John
Dr John was known as the funky New Orleans “night-tripper” musician who blended several musical styles with a hoodoo-infused stage persona and gravelly bayou drawl. He was a six-time Grammy winner and Rock & Roll Hall of Famer who was a white man that found a home among Black New Orleans musicians.
Playing with Sharks: New documentary throws light on noted ocean explorer Valerie Taylor's encounters with the sea creatures
Playing with Sharks: The Valerie Taylor Story, directed by Sally Aitken, is about changing attitudes. The title itself is a nod to the positive association Taylor enjoys with sharks, who she regularly refers to as her “friends”.
Sergei Loznitsa’s State Funeral, streaming on MUBI, is a hypnotic postmortem of Stalin’s personality cult
"Once meant to be an aesthetic deification of Stalin’s legacy, the tribute now feels like a startling satire on the doctrines of socialism."
P!nk: All I Know So Far director discusses capturing pop icon's forthright nature in Amazon Prime documentary
"Pink was unfiltered and let us shoot it all, and I think that's why the film has a real intimacy to it," director Michael Gracey
The details of Broken Harts on Discovery Plus are juicy enough, but as the story continues, the investigation timeline starts to feel like superficial framing for the story