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Did you know that there's only one man alive who plays an ancient Tamil instrument called the kinnaram? This student's docu is the perfect tribute

Manikandan AKA Sound Mani created a 16-minute-long documentary called Kinnaram, about Arunachalam, who is the last person to play the eponymous ancient instrument

Published on 28th July 2021
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Has COVID really changed us? How this Bengali filmmaker is trying to decode the answer to this question

Rishav's documentary will explore how the lives have changed for each strata of the society — gradually climbing up the steps of privilege

Published on 29th June 2021
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In God We Trust: Here's why this 26-year-old was out and about on the streets of B'luru making a documentary on sanitation workers

Sneha Menon quit her job in 2020 and was searching furiously for a theme for her debut documentary. When the plight of sanitation workers touched her heart, she found her cause and her purpose  

Published on 28th June 2021
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Anatomy of a witch-hunt in modern India: Why you need to watch Sachin Mudigonda's docu Testimony of Ana

The film has taught him the importance of faith, Sachin Mudigonda tells Prajanma Das. But it has also made him a different man. Here's how

Published on 12th June 2021
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This National Award-winning professor from Pune has another winner on his hands with a short film on migrant labourers

Assistant Professor Mithunchandra Chaudhari speaks to various construction labourers intimately and finds out about their life, aspirations and about working under the unrelenting and sweltering sun

Published on 19th May 2021
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Director by chance: Meet engineer-turned-filmmaker Lubdhak Chatterjee whose latest film screened at Rotterdam Film Fest

As someone who is immersed in the profession full-time, Lubdhak tells us that one should have realistic plans before taking any step in the film industry

Published on 20th April 2021
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Here's why everyone should watch Hemant Gaba's National Award-winning docu An Engineered Dream

We spoke to National Award winner Hemant Gaba, who tells us more about his documentary on the Kota coaching classes that won him the honour

Published on 14th April 2021
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Filmmaker Munmun Dhalaria's documentaries are a peek into the Himalayan communities' response to COVID-19

We spoke to documentary filmmaker Munmun Dhalaria to know more about the projects she has been working on during the pandemic

Published on 12th September 2020
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Beyond Bhangra: How documentary series The Project Punjab puts the spotlight on their forgotten folk dances

In a bid to discover folk dance forms of Punjab, that are not restricted to Bhangra, Rajveer Kaur took up this project and travelled to remote parts of the state for it. Check out their story 

Published on 27th August 2020
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Gliding through the bumpy Highways of Life: Why Amar Maibam's film of truckers tell the real Manipur's story

Amar has had a stronger connection with the highways and truckers more than others. He was a bus conductor for around five years — from 1995 to 2000 

Published on 7th July 2020
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What The Unsung tells you about the disappearing Halakki Vokkaligas of Karnataka

Sarah Thomas' documentary captures the ethos of a dying tribe, the Halakki Vokkaligas, and their long and hard battle to be included in the Scheduled Tribes list

Published on 24th June 2020
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For a lockdown documentary, this Odia cinematographer crowdsourced footage from across the world

Crowdsourced documentary Lockdown in a Day depicts the everyday life of people and what they did while staying at home. It is 15 minutes and 43 seconds long and aptly depicts a lot of emotions 

Published on 21st June 2020
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This Bengali filmmaker's debut film on railway hawkers is an eye-opener. Check it out

Budding filmmaker Chandan Biswas talks about his first film, Running Hawker, and why he took up editing rather than directing

 

Published on 6th June 2020
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This Kannada short film that highlights four superstitions in the Garden City, was filmed in just two days!

Nam Devaru Aathara is a Kannada short film on four superstitions, all based on one common thread - religious faith manipulation

Published on 12th May 2020
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This documentary on violence against women by a Pondicherry University student is a real eye-opener. Check out why

Arya P Gopi discusses about the various violence against women in the name of love and the impact she tries to create against it through her film  

Published on 24th March 2020

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