ON THE JACKET of The Greatest Bengali Stories Ever Told , you’ll find a quaint illustration of Kolkata’s yellow Ambassador taxi. Not just does the choice seem predictable, its use is also at odds with the 21 short stories which make up this delightful ... Open Magazine, 1 month ago
Director Davy Chou ('Golden Slumbers') screened his second feature in the Critics Week. Named after one of those Vegas-style luxury housing developments popping up in places like Dubai, Mumbai, Dakar and now, Phnom Penh, Diamond Island tells the ...Hollywood Reporter, 1 month ago
The Academy's Linwood Dunn Theater In 2008, only 14 percent of America's movie theaters had installed digital projection. By 2013, this had increased to 93 percent. Today, the only venue where you are likely to see film projection is at a film ...American Society of Cinematographers, 1 month ago
, the world's most prestigious film festival opens at Cannes, France. It will be the 69th edition of the annual event. The festival screens the finest feature and short films carefully selected from around the world for quality. Twenty-odd feature ...DNA India, 1 month ago
The article below represents a preview only and is not meant for reuse or republishing. PATNA, May 3 -- The screening of six rare movies and documentaries of internationally acclaimed filmmaker Satyajit Ray concluded here on Monday. It was a ...HT Syndication, 1 month ago
Kolkata, May 2 (IBNS) West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Monday paid homage to legendary filmmaker Satyajit Ray on the latter's 95th birth anniversary. "Homage to Satyajit Ray on his birth anniversary," she said. Actor Prosenjit ...India Blooms, 1 month ago
One of India's top filmmakers Satyajit Raj would have been 95 today, May 2. We celebrate him by re-publishing a special series of articles through the week, starting with this beautiful excerpt from Manik And I, My Life with Satyajit Ray, written by his wife Bijoya Ray. Shatranj Ke Khilari was Satyajit Ray's first Hindi film. The Master set the Premchand story against the backdrop of the First War of Independence in 1857. Bijoya Ray, his wife, reveals fascinating glimpses behind the making ...Rediff.com, 1 month ago
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