by Kuhu Tanvir The history of cinema is replete with instances of anxiety and disavowal of new technologies by filmmakers, cinephiles, and scholars – be it the arrival of synced sound, the shift from black and white to colour, telecasting feature films, or more recently, the adoption of digital technology, particularly as an alternative to […]
The enduring image from the 48th edition of the International Film Festival of India (IFFI), held from 20 to 28 November 2017, is of the actor Kannan Nayar angry, and waiting impatiently, outside the Inox multiplex complex in Panjim, Goa. He could be seen agitatedly talking to a group of people, to the media, and […]
Indie Indian films have gained exponential attention from the academic community since 2011 when Delhi Belly (Abhinay Deo, 2011), a thought-provoking film produced by the Bollywood star Aamir Khan, was screened at the London Indian Film Festival. Prior to this upsurge the River-to-River Florence Indian Film Festival has strenuously promoted the value of ‘other’ Indian […]
The website for Visible Evidence XXI is now online at www.visibleevidence21.org. Visible Evidence is an annual scholarly conference on documentary film, media, culture, and politics. This year’s conference will be held in New Delhi, India from 11-14 December 2014. The 2014 conference will be the first hosted in Asia.
The call for submissions has been distributed for the international documentary studies conference Visible Evidence. The 21st edition of this meeting for documentary researchers will take place from 11-14 December 2014 in New Delhi. This is the first time the conference will be held in Asia. Visible Evidence 21 will be co-hosted by Jawaharlal Nehru […]