“Film has to be preserved in its original form that is film itself”: In Conversation with Filmmaker and Archivist Shivendra Singh Dungarpur

On occasion of the ongoing Film Preservation & Restoration Workshop at NFAI, Pune (26th Feb – 6th March), celebrated film maker & one of the architects of the workshop, Mr. Shivendra Singh Dungarpur, spoke to MAM. Mr. Dungarpur is best known for his National Award winning documentary “Celluloid Man” and is also the founder of the Film…

Television: No Longer a Idiot Box

Television 2.0 It’s a golden age for television and as I say that the mind wanders to think of Game Of Thrones and True Detective. But to be really fair to the numerous people who thrive and strive on small screen there is equally exciting and overtly creative shows coming from all directions. Television is…

Mumbai Film Festival 2013 Guide Part Four: The Classics

Classics are classics, they define and redefine film language. They are the starting point for many themes and emotions. They are classics because they tell unforgettable stories through visual medium. MFF has always presented classics under various sections. Some are restored films and some are retrospective films.I decided not to crib about MFF for the…