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The Unspoken Code of Honor

The Unspoken Code of Honor

Red is for the dark of reality. White and blue make up the bright of dreams. Honor (2018), a short film about forced marriages, packs a punch in under six minutes. It is effective storytelling at its best. Skillfully juxtaposed shots from just four scenes convey the...
102 Not Out: Of Two Men and an Empty Nest

102 Not Out: Of Two Men and an Empty Nest

At long last, a pair of old men share the driving seat in an emotional movie ride. Statistics tell us that women outlive men in their lifespans. But what happens when their partners perish earlier and men are left alone in the empty nest? With 102 Not Out, director...
Cannes Festival welcomes Young Indian Filmmaker’s film

Cannes Festival welcomes Young Indian Filmmaker’s film

Seven Rounds (2018), a short film scripted by young Indian filmmaker Akshun Abhimanyu from Los Angeles has been selected to premier at the Festival De Cannes in France in May 2018. Inspired from true incidents, the movie brings into focus major issues faced by...
Sikh American Story Airs on CNN May 6

Sikh American Story Airs on CNN May 6

CNN’s Emmy Award-winning United Shades of America with W. Kamau Bell will feature the first-ever hour-long cable episode exclusively focusing on the Sikh American community. The episode is scheduled to air on Sunday, May 6th at 10 pm EST/PST. W. Kamau Bell interviews...
“In Conversation” with Amitabh Bachchan and Rishi Kapoor

“In Conversation” with Amitabh Bachchan and Rishi Kapoor

Bollywood icons Amitabh Bachchan and Rishi Kapoor took a trip down memory lane as they took part in a very special event at Mumbai’s Royal Opera House. The stellar duo, who are the stars of Umesh Shukla’s upcoming film, 102 Not Out spent the evening interacting with...
Looking for A Suitable Girl?

Looking for A Suitable Girl?

How to explain the arranged marriage to non-Indians? How to explain that it coexists in India with modernization and call centers and that women who have the agency to study for an MBA and work full-time also fully participate in the arrangement of their own marriage?...