Tag Archives: India


2017 Hot Docs Filmmaker Profile: Vaishali Sinha (Ask The Sexpert)

2017 Hot Docs Filmmaker Profile: Vaishali Sinha (Ask The Sexpert)

A longtime sex advice columnist gains popularity while a ban on comprehensive sex-education in in one-third of Indian states schools holds. Highly taboo, the topic remains controversial, making the practice of 90-year-old Dr. Mahinder Watsa all the more impressive. To millions of Mumbai newspaper readers, his column acts as institution and lifeline. ‘Ask The Sexpert’

Interview: Ashim Ahluwalia (Director- ‘Miss Lovely’)

Set in the lower depths of Bombay’s “C” grade film industry, ‘Miss Lovely‘ follows the devastating story of two brothers who produce sex horror films in the mid-1980s. A sordid tale of betrayal and doomed love, the film dives into the lower depths of the Bollywood underground, an audacious cinema with baroque cinemascope compositions, lurid

2014 Tribeca Film Festival Interview: Jimmy Goldblum and Adam Weber (Directors), Puran Bhatt (Subject): ‘Tomorrow We Disappear’

“We are the flying birds…here today and gone tomorrow.” The puppeteers, performers, and magicians of the Kathputli colony in Delhi are the last of their kind. When their land is sold to developers to be bulldozed and transformed into luxury high-rises, these once-itinerant artists are forced to fight for the only home they know. Fending

Review: ‘Ship of Theseus’

Directed by Anand Gandhi Written by Anand Gandhi, Pankaj Kumar, Kushboo Rhanka Starring Aida Al Kashef, Neeraj Kabi, Sohum Shah, Yashwant Wasnik What if a damaged ship were repaired, piece-by-piece, until not a scrap of the ship’s original material remained? Would it still be the same ship? And what if the original material were used

Sundance Grand Jury & Audience Award Wining Documentary ‘BLOOD BROTHER’ Opens in NYC @ Village East – October 18, 2013

‘BLOOD BROTHER‘, the Sundance Film Festival 2013 Grand Jury Prize and Audience Award-winner for best documentary, will be released theatrically this fall by Tugg, Inc.  ‘BLOOD BROTHER‘ will open in New York City at the Village East on October 18th, and will simultaneously be available to audiences nationwide through Tugg’s unique platform for crowdsourcing events

2013 Brooklyn Film Festival Filmmaker Profile: James E. Duff (Co Writer/Director – ‘Hank & Asha’)

In this modern love story, an Indian woman studying in Prague and a young New York filmmaker begin an unconventional correspondence – two strangers searching for human connection in a hyper-connected world. As their relationship intensifies, they must decide whether or not to meet face to face. ‘Hank and Asha’ is a story about isolation,