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  • Celluloid Citizen

    Celluloid Citizen

    Small wonder that as many as 24 members of Ghatak’s family have bared their angst ~ “This act of using any content from his films ~ which does not fit into the context ~ to support a law which seeks re-establishment of identity, talks about the possibility of taking away the citizenship of a particular minority community is deemed unacceptable. It violates the values and principles espoused by Ghatak”. Pre-eminently, he was an ardent believer in humanism and secular ideals”.

    December 28, 2019
  • Cinema Diplomacy

    Cinema Diplomacy

    The documentary film has been wary of geopolitics. While it mentions the presence of Uighur militants in Afghanistan and Turkey, it skirts any reference to Pakistan whose military, under pressure from Beijing, has carried out aerial strikes against ETIM militant camps in China’s tribal areas.

    December 10, 2019
  • Bengali classic ‘Chowringhee’ to be reproduced on celluloid

    Bengali classic ‘Chowringhee’ to be reproduced on celluloid

    Popular Bengali classic ‘Chowringhee’, which got translated into a number of Indian as well as foreign languages, will again be brought alive on celluloid by National award winning Bengali filmmaker Srijit Mukherjee. Mukherjee, also the film’s co-producer, claimed the novel made him fall in love with Kolkata and termed it as his tribute to the …

    January 30, 2018