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Political Circus: Twisted interpretation of history; challenging time for artists, filmmakers

At the root of the controversy over the release of the Hindi feature film “Padmavati” is, first, the saffron brotherhood’s interpretation of history with a pronounced anti-Muslim bias and, secondly, the Bharatiya Janata Party’s overt and covert attempts to whittle down institutional autonomy. Even if the BJP’s seemingly political use[Read More…]

Review ‘An Insignificant Man’: Significantly eulogizing

Film: “An Insignificant Man” Directors: Khushboo Ranka, Vinay Shukla Cast: Arvind Kejriwal, Yogendra Yadav, Santosh Koli, Sheila Dikshit Rating: **1/2 “An Insignificant Man” is an intermittently inspiring documentary that chronicles the meteoric rise of Arvind Kejriwal – the anti-corruption activist-turned-politician to the Chief Minister of Delhi. This 100-minute documentary starts[Read More…]

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