Friday 27 January 2023

News Analysed, Opinions Expressed


Closeness (Tesnota) - 2017 : Grim, and often way too real

Closeness (Russian: Теснота) is a 2017 film screened at the 48th International Film Festival of India, 2017. The Russian drama is the feature film debut of director Kantemir Balagov, and explores the plight of a family ... READ

Scaffolding (Pigumim)- Refreshingly Different

Rating – 4/ 5 stars The movie is centered on the life of 17yr old Asher (Asher Lax), who balances high school life and working for his father, Milo (Jacob Cohen), who runs a highly successful ... READ

A Party You Wouldn’t Want To Miss

The Party is one of the finest comedies of 2017, and is an uncommon example of a masterfully produced black comedy. ... READ

Summer 1993: Heartening tale of AIDS stigma

Summer of 1993 tells the coming of age story of Frida (Laia Artigas) a six year old girl who moves from the city of Barcelona to the countryside of Catalan to live with her uncle ... READ

Two ‘Konkanis’ bag Sahitya Academy awards

Two ‘Konkani’ novelists bagged Sahitya Academy awards this year, one for English and another for Konkani. READ

"Christmas in Goa is not complete without Hindus, and Chovoth without Christians"

Anwesha Singbal, Goa’s young writer, portrayed a real picture of Goa to the World while delivering her acceptance speech after receiving the most prestigious national Sahitya Academy Yuva Puraskar 2016. READ

You can make a film without making it to film school: Estelle

Estelle Artus, a French born film director and screenwriter living in New York, was at 47th IFFI for her debut feature 'According to her'. READ

Goa's DGP appeals to boycott film for insulting Rafi-saab

Goa’s Director General of Police Muktesh Chander has appealed people to boycott Karan Johar’s latest film “Ae Dil Hai Mushkil” for allegedly insulting legendary playback singer Mohammad Rafi. READ

Goa Dakshinayan: Debate among Galaxy of intellectuals

Goa next month will kick off a national movement of intellectuals, who are gathering to debate upon several burning concerns, following killings of Dr Narendra Dabholkar, Com Govind Pansare and Prof K S Kalburgi. READ

Pak writers restrained from attending Goa Lit Fest

Following the demand to impose a ban on Pakistan artistes from working in the Hindi film industry, Pakistani writers are now at the receiving end. READ