Sucheta Chakraborty

A film studies degree from the University of Edinburgh coupled with an early interest in literature brought together Sucheta’s two favourite things – writing and cinema. Previously a book editor, she is now based in Mumbai and writes regularly on film. Her articles have appeared in The Hindu, Scroll.in, Deep Focus Cinema and other publications.

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From Japanese director Takashi Miike’s 100th film Blade of the Immortal to Cate Blanchett playing 13 different characters in Manifesto, here's what you could catch on Day 5 at the 19th Jio MAMI Mumbai Film Festival with Star


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From Carla Simón’s directorial debut Summer 1993 to Australian filmmaker Warwick Thornton's western Sweet Country, here's what you could catch on Day 4 at the 19th Jio MAMI Mumbai Film Festival with Star


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From Michel Hazanavicius's Redoubtable on the life of Jean-Luc Godard to Norway's Best Foreign Language Oscar entry Thelma, here's what you could catch on Day 3 at the 19th Jio MAMI Mumbai Film Festival with Star


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From French writer-director Laurent Cantet's The Workshop to Trey Edward Shults’s second feature-length venture It Comes At Night, here's what you could catch on Day 2 at the 19th Jio MAMI Mumbai Film Festival with Star


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The 19th Jio MAMI Mumbai Film Festival with Star will showcase 233 films over 7 days across 7 venues. We help plan each day by telling you what to watch and where


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We give you a quick guide to relevant filmmaking voices you should know about. This week we focus on an award winning British filmmaker whose films are known to speak about the have-nots of society


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Want to catch up on world cinema? We give you a quick lesson on some of the most relevant filmmaking voices of our times and why you need to know them. This week we talk about award-winning German filmmaker Maren Ade, whose film Toni Erdmann was nominated for an Academy Award this year


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Want to catch up on world cinema? We give you a quick lesson on some of the most relevant filmmaking voices of our times and why you need to know them. This week it’s Oscar-winning Iranian director Asghar Farhadi, best known for films like The Salesman and A Separation


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