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December 29, 2018

The Cultural Moments That Defined 2018

Text by Shraddha Jahagirdar-Saxena

From a new wave of films to a new era of inclusivity and courage, it's been a landmark year in many ways
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#MeToo, Bollywood, child abuse, Cinema, Featured, Kalki Koechlin, Lucrece, Online Exclusive, Paul Goodwin, Play, Sexual Assault, Shakespeare, The Rape of Lucrece, The Shakespeare Edit, Theatre
November 28, 2018

One of the country's finest screen and stage artistes, Kalki Koechlin talks to Verve about playing the titular role in the NCPA collaboration and its relevance in today's social setting
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Cinema, Featured, Films, Goa, IFFI, IFFI 2018, Ingmar Bergman, International Film Festival of India, International Film Festival of India 2018, Movies, Online Exclusive, Panaji
November 21, 2018

Held in Goa, with a myriad of films and talks offered across genres, the festival can be a tad overwhelming. Here’s our list of films (and film sections) that you shouldn’t miss.
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Aadish Keluskar, Aditya Rathi, Aijaz Khan, Alfonso Cuarón, Benedikt Erlingsson, Bhonsle, Bird Of Dusk, Body Deep, Boy Erased, Bulbul Can Sing, Christina Choe, Cinema, Collette, Desiree Akhavan, Devashish Makhija, Don’t Worry, Fahrenheit 11/9, Featured, Films, Gayatri Patil, Gus Van Sant, Hamid, He Won’t Get Far On Foot, Jaoon Kahan Bata Ae Dil, Jio MAMI Film Festival, Jio MAMI Film Festival 2018, Joel Edgerton, Life Of An Outcast, Light In The Room, Manjunatha Somakeshava Reddy, Mansore, Mard Ko Dard Nahi Hota, MATANGI / MAYA / M.I.A., Mathangi “Maya” Arulpragasam, Michael Moore, Movies, Nancy, Nathicharami, Online Exclusive, Ottamuri Velicham, Paul Dano. The Ballad Of Buster Scruggs, Pawan K. Shrivastava, Photo-Prem, Rahul Riji Nair, Rima Das, Roma, Sangeeta Datta, Shondher Pakhi, Sivaranjani And Two Other Women, Sivaranjiniyum Innum Sila Pengalum, Smile Please, Steve Loveridge, The Cool Brothers, The Man Who Feels No Pain, The Miseducation Of Cameron Post, Udalazham, Unnikrishnan Avala, Vasan Bala, Vasanth S. Sai, Wash Westmoreland, Wildlife, Woman At War

Here’s a selection to get you in the mood and MAMI ready….
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Bollywood, Cinema, Featured, Films, Indie Films, Manto, Nandita Das, Nawazuddin Siddiqui, Online Exclusive, Rasika Dugal
September 12, 2018

The actor-writer-director, whose sophomore directorial outing is set to hit theatres next Friday, talks about why she had sworn off direction after her first experience, and how the works of Manto got her to change her mind.
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Alternative, Cinema, Featured, Films, Garbage, MAMI Film Festival, Movies, Online Exclusive, Punk, Q, Quashiq Mukherjee
September 10, 2018

From the prince of punk cinema, comes a film that’s left us feeling that not all dissent is significant
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