The Indian feature films - The Fable, Kottukali and In the Belly of a Tiger - screened at Berlinale will hit the home turf sometime this year after finishing their visit to international festivals. We bring you short reviews of these films for enthusiasts curious to know what is in store with these movies.
An interview with Raam Reddy, whose The Fable premiered in the Encounters section of the 74th Berlinale.
Verghese returns to familiar themes in ‘The Covenant of Water’ – modern medicine, political upheavals, and more – to confirm himself as a writer of his own type of global novel.
Statues are powerful symbolic fixtures in Indian public spaces. Whether religious or commemorative, they are venerated. Idiosyncratic and whimsical, they vary from pious depictions of deities to beloved public figures, liberally distributed between street corners and traffic junctions, defining both the physical space and the context of public art.
IT’S HARD TO pin down Siddhartha Deb’s new novel The Light at the End of the World. A door stopper of a novel, it organically embraces genre-hybridity like late-stage millennials and their vape pens. It’s a novel where dystopia meets imperial gothic and colonial historical fiction to breath-taking effect.
Düsseldorf wears only one of its personalities on its sleeve – the German one. But the other, hidden in plain sight, is just as rewarding. Between its art galleries and museums, this city on the Rhine in west Germany offers a curious blend of European culture and Asian hospitality.
Bread and Roses chronicles Afghan women’s resistance under Taliban’s oppressive regime!
India is a deeply religious country, and its legends liberally lend themselves to flexible gender identities and queerness.
Under Mussolini’s regime, Fascist ideology seeped into all aspects of life in Italy – even the country’s cuisine
The Goethe-Institut sent a journalist to Berlin to report on the films, trends and happenings at the Berlinale. Prathap Nair met actors, directors and other Berlinale bloggers from all over the world in Berlin and took us behind the scenes, bringing in live updates from the event. Here you will not miss a moment of the great German film festival.