Covering more than a century of Indian history, Patwardhan weaves a story that exposes the roots of Hindu nationalism and the endless war against India’s «imaginary demons».
Acclaimed German film director Werner Herzog talks about his most recent film Meeting Gorbachev, while also warning against trying to articulate the truth in precise terms.
Two newcomers stood out from the crowd at this year’s Underdox in Munich. Sec Rouge – one of 2018's most striking, accomplished and beautiful films of any length – and the seminal and glowingly delicate 48-minute film, Accession.
Peter Mettler is known for his intuitive and experimental film making. The new film Becoming Animal has also an ecological and philosophical depth, as it involves the Canadian philosopher David Abram.
The thought provoking realities of Jayisha Patel’s shortfilm Circle, stands in stark contrast to the realities of the cotton-picking corner of Alabama – portrayed in Maris Curran's short While I Yet Live.
Machines depicts the inner world of a textile factory in Gujarat, India. Men work among gigantic machinery to produce brightly coloured fabrics. The film strongly echoes the work of late Austrian director Michael Glawogger.
Media criticism. Indian documentary An Insignificant Man is an interesting example of how a political movement can begin and achieve authority.
The Indian salt production is one of the worlds largest. Farida Pacha introduces us to a family who live and work with honour – but also poverty – extant.
The documentary about the brutal rape of Jyoti Singh paints a frightening picture of the way women are viewed in Indian culture.
INDIA: A new generation of indian filmmakers deals with documentary films in so many different ways. Steffen Moestrup reports from Mumbai international Film Festival.
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