Zameer Ke Bandi/Prisoners of Conscience (1978)

Anand Patwardhan's 1978 documentary on the brutalities committed by the regime before and during the emergency and the  social/class struggle that existed almost 4 decades ago rings true even today. With elections of 2014 round the corner, the usual drumming up of achievements real and imaginary have begun, amidst the din of new promises being... Continue Reading →

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Baraka (1992)

It is only fair that such a beautiful non-verbal film receives a visual tribute. Having said that the film's sound track deserves equal mention,  ambient sounds combined with a moody a musical score make for a meditative trip. Everything that I've felt and thought about Baraka has been articulated far better in this  review by... Continue Reading →

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