A small issue, but one we hope you’ll find interesting.
Konstantinos writes about musical scores that never fail to move him.
Amitava Nag writes about actors, acting, and the auteur Satyajit Ray.
Ramchander compares the short film and the short story it is based on.
Manishankar’s notes from the Global Migrant Festival 2020
A few questions for photographer and ex-cinematographer Hemant Chaturvedi
Our third anniversary issue!
The World of Apu announces its very first short story contest. What is this all about?
Konstantinos, whom you might have spotted often in these pages, is now a podcast host!
Karthick RM thinks it’s time we paid more attention to the villain in Tamil cinema.
Arvind argues that this widely loved Tamil film does a grave disservice to trans people.
Nihira discusses the history of tawaifs in India, their relationship with Hindustani music and Hindi cinema.
Ramakrishnan M. writes about the newly released documentary India on Film, pieced together from archival footage.
Ramchander writes on Mysskin’s film Onaayum Aattukkuttiyum and translates passages from the filmmaker’s book about the film.
Sthira Bhattacharya thinks about why two dance sequences from Indian cinema of the 90s have stayed with her.
Anusha attempts to write a short story, but it will not be entered in our contest.
Find out what’s in store!
Konstantinos makes a case for dystopian films.
Maneesh Krishnan writes about Sidney Lumet’s classic.
We spoke to Aanchal Kapur, the founder of Kriti Film Club.
Parshathy J Nath speaks to Garggi Ananthan, who played the lead role in the Malayalam film Run Kalyani.
An interview with journalist and author Namrata Joshi
Denin Rajkumar’s artwork presents Tamil film personalities in new and unexpected ways.
Harini Pryor writes about The Shoplifters, Hirokazu Kore-eda’s Palme d’Or-winning film.
An excerpt from Reel India: Cinema Off the Beaten Track, a nonfiction book by Namrata Joshi.
Find out about the features in this issue!
Upamanyu takes us through the process of making Wade, a climate change horror film.
Paroma writes about the animated film, The Breadwinner, set in Taliban-controlled Afghanistan.
Amit Agarwal writes about the newly released Netflix film, Axone.
Konstantinos lists ten of his favourite monologues from films and television shows.