Venice International Film Festival

Sreelekha Mitra’s Moment In The Sun

With a starring role in Once Upon A Time In Calcutta, which was in competition at the Venice Film Festival,…

Once Upon A Time In Calcutta Review: A Heartbreaking Fairytale About A City That Survives

Premiering at the Venice International Film Festival, Aditya Vikram Sengupta's third film imbues poetry even in the most desolate scenes

‘Once Upon A Time In Calcutta’ Articulates Complicated Feelings For A Changing City

Aditya Vikram Sengupta’s third feature, that premiered at the Venice International Film Festival, is both his most ambitious and conventional…

Aditya Vikram Sengupta On His Venice-Bound Once Upon A Time In Calcutta: ‘This Is A Film For Everyone’

Sengupta talks about his new film, working with Nuri Bilge Ceylan’s DP, and his mixed feelings about Kolkata

Sushma Khadepaun’s Anita, The First Gujarati Film To Play At The Venice Film Festival

A conversation with the director, a Columbia University alum, whose short film is a contender in the Orrizonti (Horizons) Short…

Chaitanya Tamhane, After The Premiere Of The Disciple At The Venice Film Festival: “Every Film Is A New Battle”

“A part of the film is about a musician going through an existential crisis about his art. Cinema, too, is…

A Review Of Ivan Ayr’s Sturdy, Lyrical Character Study, Meel Patthar (Milestone), Which Premiered At The Venice Film Festival

This moving tale of a trucker paints a portrait of an ecosystem where everything and everyone appears to be a…

He Has Expanded My Filmmaking Vocabulary: Court Director Chaitanya Tamhane On Working With Alfonso Cuaron

The filmmaker's next feature, The Disciple, has been selected in competition at the Venice Film Festival

Soni Director Ivan Ayr On Returning To The Venice Film Festival With His Second Feature

Ayr talks about interviewing truckers for his second feature Milestone, editing the film during a pandemic and the texts he…

Mark Rylance, Johnny Depp And Robert Pattinson In A Lacklustre Adaptation Of JM Coetzee’s ‘Waiting For The Barbarians’

Plus, three Afghan women dealing with pregnancy, into a killer’s mind, and the super-entertaining closing film of the festival

FC At Venice 2019: Meryl Streep Stars In Steven Soderbergh’s Slight, But Very Entertaining ‘The Laundromat’

Plus, two gay-themed stories, an animated erotic drama, and a Portuguese intergenerational saga that wants to be ‘Giant’.

FC At Venice 2019: “After Your Mid-30s, Politics And Social Issues Become Important” – Gitanjali Rao

Gitanjali Rao and Deborah Sathe talk about 'Bombay Rose', and films from India that can work on the international stage.