Engendered, Sunday

Folks, if you weren’t there, you missed a gem of a festival this weekend.   Try to catch it next year. Here are a few pix from the final evening, a screening of Luck by Chance, followed by a discussion with Zoya and Farhan Akhtar:

Engendered, Saturday

Here are a couple of images from Saturday’s Engendered film festival in New York. The rubric that day was exploring queer sexuality and identity, and included the Hindi blockbuster Dostana, as well as shorts and indie flics like Mehreen Jabbar’s Beauty Parlor, Poppy Stockell’s Searching for Sandeep and Parvez Sharma’s Jihad for Love (to name […]

Engendered iView Film Festival NYC

The movies run Saturday and Sunday, but this evening was the red carpet walk and a panel discussion.   A few pics are below.   The big B’wood films being shown are Dostana and Luck by Chance, alongside some wonderful documentaries and shorts like Jihad for Love and Two Men in a Shoulder Stand, among […]

Oliver Hirschbiegel interview, pt. 2

This is the second half of my interview with director Oliver Hirschbiegel.   His film Five Minutes of Heaven, which stars Liam Neeson and James Nesbitt, opens today. Maria:   You got so many the details of the time and place so right (the Ford Cortina, the Georgie Best poster, etc.).   One image I […]