Bhonsle director Devashish Makhija on making films on the marginalised: Never been interested in status quo
As Bhonsle releases on SonyLIV, Devashish Makhija talks about directing Manoj Bajpayee in a feature film, and his relationship with Mumbai as an outsider.
Konkona Sensharma, Tanuja Chandra, Gazal Dhaliwal on their short A Monsoon Date, and telling more LGBTQ stories
Konkona Sensharma, director Tanuja Chandra and writer Gazal Dhaliwal talk about how they have used rain unconventionally in their new Eros Now short film.
Mard Ko Dard Nahi Hota movie review: A cocktail of gorgeous action sequences, absurd laugh-out-loud moments
Mard Ko Dard Nahi Hota remains watchable throughout, despite shaky foundation, precisely because it gives us an experience we rarely see in Indian cinema.
Neel on Wheels movie review: A unique, enigmatic 'voice' elevates this short film from its technical inferiority
Neel on Wheels achieves a simplicity and universality by managing to keep its protagonist distant from the viewer, despite our increasing empathy.
Director Aijaz Khan and the cast of Hamid speak about how the film portrays the relationship shared by a young Kashmiri boy and a CRPF jawan
Jio MAMI 20th Mumbai Film Festival Day 7 highlights: Colombian film Birds of Passage, Steve McQueen's Widows
Birds of Passage was the screened at the Director’s Fortnight in Cannes this year and was among the most talked about films at the 20th Jio MAMI Film Festival.
Bulbul Can Sing, Manta Ray bag top honours at Jio MAMI 20th Mumbai Film Festival; see full list of winners
Bulbul Can Sing marks Rima Das' second consecutive win at MAMI, after last year's Village Rockstars
Film festivals in the time of Netflix: What does 'going to the movies' really mean today?
Jio MAMI 20th Mumbai Film Festival Day 6: Darren Aronofsky's masterclass, Amos Gitai’s A Tramway In Jerusalem
Highlights from Day 6 of Jio MAMI 20th Mumbai Film Festival: Darren Aronofsky's insightful masterclass and Amos Gitai’s A Tramway In Jerusalem.
Darren Aronofsky on return to India, violence in his films, and why he believes in pushing the audience
"When you get transported to my character's world of pain, when you feel all of their concerns, you expand your own humanity," says filmmaker Darren Aronofsky.
Jaoon Kahan Bata Ae Dil is competing in the prestigious India Gold category and has also been shortlisted for the Oxfam Award for Best Film On Gender Equality at the 20th Jio MAMI Mumbai Film Festival with Star.
Boy Erased movie review: Joel Edgerton's Oscar-bait drama handles theme of gay conversion therapy with nuance
Boy Erased makes for a satisfying watch, not least because gay conversion therapy is still practised in several American states.
Sangeeta Datta's Bird of Dusk is an impassioned tribute to her friend, Bengali filmmaker Rituparno Ghosh
Bird of Dusk premiered at the Jio MAMI 20th Film Festival and Firstpost got a chance to interact with the director Sangeeta Datta.
Jio MAMI 20th Mumbai Film Festival Day 5: Lucrecia Martel’s masterclass, Mohamed Siam’s powerful docu-feature Amal
Highlights from Day 5 of MAMI Film Festival: Lucrecia Martel’s masterclass, Royal Stag Select Barrel’s Large Short Films and Egyptian director Mohamed Siam’s docu-feature Amal.
Jio MAMI 20th Mumbai Film Festival Day 4: Ghode Ko Jalebi Khilane Le Ja Riya Hoon, Woman At War and serpentine queues
Ghode Ko Jalebi Khilane Le Ja Riya Hoon, Sivaranjani and Two Other Women and Marathi film Dhappa stood out on Day 4 of MAMI.
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Roma movie review: Alfonso Cuaron's Netflix film is a cinematic experience with unique absorbing power
There are multiple instances of Alfonso Curaon's 360-degree sweep shot to complement and restrain the grandeur of individual frames, that truly sets Roma apart.
Jio MAMI 20th Mumbai Film Festival weekend highlights: Jafar Panahi's 3 Faces, Adina Pintilie's Touch Me Not, spotting Sriram Raghavan
The MAMI weekend in particular is always a bittersweet headrush because of the dedication and perseverance it takes to make it into the screening of your choice.
In Shadow, the art direction and production design capture Zhang Yimou’s vision visually especially the use of yin and yang and Chinese ink brush paintings.
Kabir Khan spoke at a special #MeToo session at the ongoing 20th edition of Jio MAMI Film Festival