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Paean to the dead Caught up in the spirit of the famous Halloween festival parade in New York recently, and intrigued by the opening scene of the parade for the dead in the latest Bond film Spectre, Ranjita Biswas tries to dig into the origin of the tradition and discovers it is embedded in ancient fear of the unknown, evil spirits and dark nights 28-Nov-2015
Chunky Bollywood Bollywood songs with jewels and ornaments used in the lyrics have enriched the melody and the rhythm of the films. TWF correspondent Shoma A. Chatterji probes into the Hindi film song with women’s jewellery as the subject and explores its significance. 19-Nov-2015
Adoor Gopalakrishnan: Such a Long Journe NETPAC (Network for the Promotion of Asian Cinema) is bestowing the Lifetime Achievement Award to filmmaker Adoor Gopalakrishnan at the International Film Festival of Colombo this month for his contribution to cinema. The award comes at a time when Adoor has put in 43 years exclusively to filmmaking as a director and rightly considered as one without par on the Indian subcontinent. Shoma A. Chatterji explores his films and filmmaking. 02-Nov-2015
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