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#MeToo on screen: How documentaries like Athlete A, Leaving Neverland have foregrounded survivors' narratives
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#MeToo on screen: How documentaries like Athlete A, Leaving Neverland have foregrounded survivors' narratives

The #MeToo and Time's Up movements sparked a paradigm shift, bringing some hope to the stories of survivors. In this two-part series, we look at documentary and fiction films which foregrounded the narratives of survivors while raising questions about the pervasive complicity machines that protected the Weinsteins of the world.

Kabza, Purabi Bose's documentary, depicts how forest land diversion for mining has impacted indigenous tribes
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Kabza, Purabi Bose's documentary, depicts how forest land diversion for mining has impacted indigenous tribes

Kabza is a part of Purabi Bose's non-profit initiative, Landing Together, which is a unique approach of documenting the voices of thousands of unheard stories of indigenous and pastoralist communities.

Heroes of the Wild Frontiers: Krishnendu Bose documents lives, challenges of India's forest guards
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Heroes of the Wild Frontiers: Krishnendu Bose documents lives, challenges of India's forest guards

Acclaimed wildlife documentary filmmaker Krishnendu Bose's latest docuseries Heroes of the Wild Frontiers pays tribute to India’s unsung heroes of the wild. The six-episode series has been shot in some of India’s most beautiful wildlife habitats.

Antoine Griezmann: The Making of a Legend review — Charts the topsy-turvy, dramatic life of a modern football star
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Antoine Griezmann: The Making of a Legend review — Charts the topsy-turvy, dramatic life of a modern football star

Despite the initial reservations about a documentary focusing on a player who’s years away from retirement, especially one explicitly declaring him a legend in the title itself, Antoine Griezmann: The Making of a Legend turns out to be a rewarding, neatly structured watch.

Machines director Rahul Jain on his acclaimed film: 'In India, inequality stares back at you'
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Machines director Rahul Jain on his acclaimed film: 'In India, inequality stares back at you'

Rahul Jain's debut Machines is a compelling, deceptively simple cinematic essay on the dehumanising effects of labour. In an interview with Trisha Gupta, Jain spoke about privilege and inequality, shielding ourselves from our environment, capitalism and the creative process | DIFF India | #FWeekend

Chavela movie review: Capturing the vitality and vivaciousness of Chavela Vargas
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Chavela movie review: Capturing the vitality and vivaciousness of Chavela Vargas

Chavela, a warm documentary on Chavela Vargas, is a riveting portrait of the great Mexican singer that mixes her heart wrenching songs with some intimate interviews

Machines movie review: Rahul Jain's documentary offers sharp comment on inequality, dehumanisation
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Machines movie review: Rahul Jain's documentary offers sharp comment on inequality, dehumanisation

In his documentary Machines, writer-director Rahul Jain juxtaposes the word of the worker with that of the mill owner

Cinema Veeran : Aishwarya Dhanush pays a glorious tribute to the stuntmen Of Tamil cinema
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Cinema Veeran : Aishwarya Dhanush pays a glorious tribute to the stuntmen Of Tamil cinema

The documentary sheds light on the lives of stuntmen, the unsung heroes of filmmaking who make heroes look like demigods.

A Suitable Girl: An acclaimed documentary takes a look at arranged marriages in India
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A Suitable Girl: An acclaimed documentary takes a look at arranged marriages in India

A Suitable Girl premiered at the Tribeca Film Festival on 22 April 2017 and won the Albert Maysles prize for Best Documentary Director.

In focus: A photobook edited by Sanjay Kak explores the insurgency in Kashmir through the decades
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In focus: A photobook edited by Sanjay Kak explores the insurgency in Kashmir through the decades

Sanjay Kak talks about the thought process behind Witness: Kashmir 1986-2016/Nine Photographers.

Why there is a need for camera encryption in today's highly volatile world
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Why there is a need for camera encryption in today's highly volatile world

With encryption arriving on smartphones and apps, shouldn't cameras come with strong encryption mechanisms as well?

Pioneer of modern documentaries Robert Drew passes away at 90
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Pioneer of modern documentaries Robert Drew passes away at 90

Filmmaker Robert Drew, a pioneer of the modern documentary and spontaneous style known as cinema verite, has passed away at 90.