Friday, 24 March, 2023
TopicDocumentary films

Topic: Documentary films

Myanmar court sentences Japanese filmmaker to 10 yrs in jail for sedition, breaking telecom law

Documentary filmmaker Toru Kubota, 26, was arrested in July at a protest in Yangon. Initially, he faced charges of breaking an immigration law and encouraging dissent against the junta.

Indian documentary ‘Writing With Fire’ progresses in Oscars race, official entry ‘Pebbles’ out

'Writing With Fire' chronicles the rise of Khabar Lahariya, India's only newspaper run by Dalit women. 'Pebbles' was India's official entry in the international feature film category.

‘Borderlands’ shows what it means to live on India’s borders today. It counts the human cost

The 67-minute documentary refuses to engage in the 'us vs them' debate. Instead, it follows the lives of six people on India's borders.

In 2015, she faced disciplinary action & FIR at FTII. Now, Payal Kapadia is a Cannes winner

Payal Kapadia's 'A Night of Knowing Nothing' won the best documentary award at Cannes. In 2017, her short film 'Afternoon Clouds' was India's only official entry to the festival.

Why 2020 is a good year for Indians at the Oscars and Emmys of wildlife film festivals

A tale of elephants in tribal Betta Kuruba language & documentary on manta ray smuggling are among India's offerings to the world’s biggest wildlife film festivals this year.

Making of Wild Karnataka, the first Indian wildlife film to be released in theatres

4K ultra-HD film Wild Karnataka took 4 yrs & 400 hrs of footage, and is the first Indian movie to be narrated by legendary natural historian David Attenborough.

HS Bhatavdekar, the Indian who created a motion picture 14 years before Dadasaheb Phalke

On his 151st birth anniversary, ThePrint takes a look at the Bombay photographer who in 1899 made The Wrestlers, considered to be India's first motion picture.

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File photo of smog in Delhi. Some doctors have called air pollution a bigger threat than Covid-19.| Photo: Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

Air quality is better but not enough to banish air purifiers. Here are options for your room & car

What’s the solution for people who cannot leave Delhi? Air purifiers from Dyson's expensive range to Xiaomi's affordable ones can be of help.

NFRA to conduct audit quality inspections of five audit firms

New Delhi, Nov 16 (PTI) The National Financial Reporting Authority (NFRA) will carry out audit quality inspections of five audit firms, including the...


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In a first, six women officers to enter prestigious Defence Services Staff College

As many as 15 women appeared for the examination, out of which six were selected, including one who has made it to the course along with her husband. 

Why military is more for asserting political will, not just about controlling territory

No matter what tactics, doctrine, or weapon system is used, the objective of any war is to control territory, argues Gen. MM Naravane (retd). But it's politics that matters most.