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Film Festivals

AR Rahman Honoured At 43rd Cairo International Film Festival

Nov 29, 2021 Outlook Web Bureau

On Sunday, internationally revered Indian composer A. R. Rahman was honoured at the Cairo Opera House as part of the 43rd Cairo International Film Festival (CIFF).

"The India Story Is Being Written And Defined By Indians": I&B Minister Anurag Thakur At The 52nd International Film Festival Of India

Nov 20, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

"India can captivate the world by narrating India's story. The story of a rising, powerful, vibrant billion ready to lead the world the Indian way. Further, the film and entertainment industry has huge employment opportunities as we leapfrog into the digital era of content filmmaking and not forget about film archiving for the future generations.": Anurag Thakur

ALT EFF: First Of Its Kind Environmental Film Festival Goes Digital

The All Living Things Environmental Film Festival, first of its kind in India, brought compelling environmental narratives to its audience with 44 films from 31 countries.

Himalayan Film Festival Opens With ‘Shershaah’ Movie In Leh

Sep 24, 2021 Naseer Ganai

Nearly a dozen films from the Himalayan states will be screened during Himalayan Film Festival in Leh.

Richa Chadha And Ali Fazal’s First Film Lands At Berlinale Script Station As Couple Turns Producers

Bollywood couple Richa Chadha and Ali Fazal announce their production venture, Girls will be Girls.

28 January, 2021

Cannes Film Festival 2021 Pushed To July 2021 Due To Covid-19

Outlook Web Bureau

Initially scheduled from May 11 to May 22 this year, the festival has been pushed forward by two months

07 January, 2021

Shah Rukh Khan To Join Kolkata Film Festival's Inauguration

Outlook Web Bureau

The seven-day festival will also observe tributes to two icons of Bengal cinema -- Satyajit Ray and actor Soumitra Chatterjee

07 May, 2020

Film On Sona Mohapatra To Be Screened At World's Largest Docu Film Fest That's Now Online

Lachmi Deb Roy

Sona Mohapatra’s documentary is the only Indian film set to be screened at 2020 Hot Docs Toronto Festival, the world's biggest documentary film festivals

12 April, 2020

Season’s Greetings: Admirers Of Late Filmmaker Rituparno Ghosh In For A Treat During Corona Lockdown

Outlook Web Bureau

A film as a tribute to Ghosh has been critically acclaimed at various national and International Film Festivals

18 February, 2020

A Different Kind Of Festival: Watching Independent Films In Small Cities

Sailen Routray

Food, especially meat, was at the centre of IIFB 2020’s concerns, with films like ‘Aamis’, ‘Biriyani’, ‘Aani Maani’, ‘Jallikattu’ and ‘Axone’ focused on meat and its politically charged connotations in the present times.

06 October, 2019

Khasi Film 'Iewduh' Becomes First From Meghalaya To Enter Busan Film Festival

Abdul Gani

'Iewduh', also known as Barabazar, is one of the oldest and largest traditional markets and trade centres in northeastern India


17 September, 2019

‘The Sky Is Pink’ Gets Standing Ovation At Its World Premiere At TIFF 2019

Lachmi Deb Roy

'The Sky is Pink’ directed by National Award-winning filmmaker Shonali Bose, had its World Premiere at the 44th Toronto International Film Festival. It was the only Asian Asian film showcased at the presentation.

14 September, 2019

'The Sky Is Pink' Is More Than Just A Tale Of Inspiration, Teenager's Battle With Rare Disorder

Anirudh Bhattacharyya

Director Shonali Bose keeps the emotions seesawing, from highs of hope to lows of haplessness. And yes, she allows the humour dull the edge of downers.

11 September, 2019

Joker: The Story Of A Broken Life In A City Of Chaos Shrouded With Grim Gloom

Anirudh Bhattacharyya

Director Todd Phillips, known for helming The Hangover, doesn't disappoint with this version of the Joker, played with a sense of mania by Joaquin Phoenix. The film had its North American premiere at the Toronto International Film Festival.

30 August, 2019

Lillette Dubey: Devika Rani Was The Dragon Lady Of Bombay Talkies

Lachmi Deb Roy

In conversation with Lillette Dubey when she talks about her play on the first lady of Indian cinema Devika Rani

24 July, 2019

Priyanka Chopra's ‘The Sky Is Pink’ Headed To Toronto Film Festival

Outlook Web Bureau

'The Sky Is Pink’ selected for a worldwide premiere at the 44th Toronto International Film Festival!

27 May, 2019

People Need To Know That Modern Polo Started In Northeast: Roopa Barua On Her Award-Winning Documentary

Abdul Gani

Set in Manipur, 'Daughters of the Polo God' by Roopa Barua, is a documentary about saving an endangered breed of pony and empowering women in the sport of polo at the same time.


21 May, 2019

Aishwarya Rai's Golden Dress At Cannes Film Festival Doesn't Impress Much

Lachmi Deb Roy

Aishwarya wore a metallic golden mermaid-like gown with long train.

Photo Gallery

Congress General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra addresses a press conference at party office in Lucknow.

PTI Photo/Nand Kumar

Police escort activist Sudha Bharadwaj towards a van as she leaves the jail to appear in a special NIA court, ahead of her release on bail, in Mumbai.

PTI Photo/Shashank Parade

Congress General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra releases party's women manifesto for 2022 UP elections, at party office in Lucknow.

PTI Photo/Nand Kumar

A farmer at the Ghazipur border uses a 'hookah' as he waits for farmers' committee's decision on their future course of action, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/Vijay Verma

Farmers listen to a speaker during their protest at Singhu Border, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo

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Dalit-Bahujan Women In Politics And The Missing Narratives

On BR Ambedkar's death anniversary, a look at the 'invisible' history of Dalit Bahujan women in Indian politics.

Dec 02, 2021 Kalyani K

Let's Talk About Ageism And Sexism In Indian Films, A Zillionth Time!

While everyone is going gaga over actress Katrina Kaif in the revamped version of 'Tip Tip Barsa Pani', the replacement of Raveena Tandon does point towards the problem of sexism and ageism in the Indian film industry

Nov 17, 2021 Yashika Mathur

T20 World Cup 2021 Analysis: David Warner And Mitchell Marsh - Tale Of Two Comebacks

Australia winning the T20 World Cup for the first time has been timely as they host the next edition at their own backyard in 2022.

Nov 15, 2021 Arijit Ghosh

Education In India During Covid-19: Challenges Faced And Solutions For A Post-Pandemic Era

As per the Observer Research Foundation, close to 250 million children in India were adversely affected due to school closures due to the early lockdowns imposed by the government in response to Covid-19.

Nov 11, 2021 Shekhar Mehta