DOCUMENTARY

  • Is government right in banning telecast of Delhi gangrape documentary? 7 hours 58 minutes ago

    After banning the screening of Nirbhaya documentary, which features an interview of Mukesh Singh who is one of the convicts in the 2012 Delhi gangrape-murder case, the Home Ministry is trying to stall the broadcasting of documentary internationally as well. ...
  • BBC to air Nirbhaya documentary 'India's Daughter' on Wednesday night in UK 8 hours 45 minutes ago

    New Delhi: The controversial Nirbhaya documentary based on the 2012 Delhi gangrape is scheduled to be aired on British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) in United Kingdom (UK) on Thursday night. This comes despite Rajnath Singh's attempts to stall the broadcasting of the documentary internationally as well which features an interview of...
  • Banning India's daughters 11 hours 47 minutes ago

    Should the BBC documentary with an interview of Nirbhaya's rapist be banned? Our parliamentarians aggressively questioned how did the film maker manage to shoot in a prison? Opposition demanded the strictest action against officials who let it happen. The government agreed to inquire and banned it immediately even going to the extent...
  • Make sure Nirbhaya documentary is not aired abroad: Rajnath Singh to BBC, MEA, I&B Ministry 13 hours 15 minutes ago

    New Delhi: After banning the screening of Nirbhaya documentary, which features an interview of Mukesh Singh who is one of the convicts in the 2012 Delhi gangrape-murder case, the Home Ministry is trying to stall the broadcasting of documentary internationally as well. Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Wednesday asked British...
  • Restraint by court on broadcast of Nirbhaya case convict's interview till further orders 14 hours 58 minutes ago

    New Delhi: The restraint put by a Delhi court on the broadcast of interview of December 16 gang-rape convict will continue till further orders. The court on Wednesday directed the Delhi Police to take action against those who publish or broadcast the contents of the documentary. Meanwhile, Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh...
  • Efforts on to stop broadcast of Nirbhaya documentary internationally: Rajnath Singh 15 hours 31 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Wednesday said efforts are on to stop the international broadcast of Nirbahaya documentary which features the interview of one of the convicts of Delhi gangrape case, Mukesh Singh. The documentary is being made by British filmmaker Leslee Udwin and Mukesh Singh was...
  • Is government right in banning Nirbhaya documentary? 15 hours 50 minutes ago

    Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Wednesday said efforts are on to stop the international broadcast of Nirbahaya documentary which features the interview of one of the convicts of Delhi gangrape case, Mukesh Singh. The documentary is being made by British filmmaker Leslee Udwin and Mukesh Singh was interviewed for...
  • Nirbhaya documentary filmmaker violated instructions, won't allow its telecast: Rajnath Singh 18 hours 47 minutes ago

    New Delhi: After the Rajya Sabha unitedly condemned and expressed its anger over the interview of one of the convicts of the 2012 Delhi gangrape-murder of a young girl, Mukesh Singh, by British filmmaker Leslee Udwin, Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Wednesday clarified that terms and conditions for the shooting...
  • Designer Jeremy Scott to release documentary February 9, 2015

    Los Angeles: Fashion designer Jeremy Scott says he's filming a documentary about his life and work in the past year. Titled "Jeremy Scott - The People's Designer", Scott announced the news via Instagram, saying that the movie will be released in theatres later this year, reports hollywoodreporter.com. Directed by Vlad Yudin, the...
  • Ravi Bhagchandka excited about upcoming Sachin Tendulkar's docu-feature January 21, 2015

    Ravi Bhagchandka who has made documentary on Sahin Tendulkar's career told CNN-IBN that it took some time to convince the little master to the documentary. ...
  • Snowden film 'CitizenFour' wins top documentary award December 7, 2014

    Los Angeles: 'CitizenFour,' filmmaker Laura Poitras's documentary about National Security Agency whistleblower Edward Snowden, was given the top award for best feature by the International Documentary Association on Friday. The IDA award for 'CitizenFour' follows the film's best documentary win at the New York Film Critics Circle Awards this week. It...
  • 'CitizenFour': Laura Poitras's documentary on Edward Snowden wins top documentary award December 6, 2014

    Los Angeles: "CitizenFour," filmmaker Laura Poitras's documentary about National Security Agency whistleblower Edward Snowden, was given the top award for best feature by the International Documentary Association on Friday. The IDA award for "CitizenFour" follows the film's best documentary win at the New York Film Critics Circle Awards this week. It...
  • Old documentary on Mahatma Gandhi now in digital format October 2, 2014

    New Delhi: A documentary on Mahatma Gandhi containing "rarest of the rare" video footage, including Bapu's first interview to a foreign journalist, has been digitised and will be available for public viewing soon. "Mahatma Gandhi, 20th Century Prophet", an 1941 documentary made by travelogue writer and journalist A K Chettiar...
  • Watch: 'Katiyabaaz' features a local vigilante who steals electricity for Kanpur's poor July 22, 2014

    'Katiyabaaz', a film directed by Deepti Kakkar and Fahad Mustafa, highlights the issues faced by Kanpur due to power cuts and failures from the perspective of Loha Singh, a local katiyabaaz who, with an almost vigilante like attitude, steals electricity for the locals of the town.Winner of the National Award...
  • Watch: Trailer of Shweta Prasad's documentary film 'Roots' July 5, 2014

    Shweta Basu Prasad, the National Awardwinning child star of such films as Iqbal and Makdee is all grown up now. The actress has in fact directed a documentary titled Roots, on the relevance of Indian classical music, for which she interviewed leading luminaries of the Indian music industry including Ustad...
  • Watch: 'The Internet's Own Boy The Story of Aaron Swartz' June 30, 2014

    'The Internet's Own Boy,' a documentary by Brian Knappenberger, tells the story of programming prodigy and information activist Aaron Swartz, who killed himself on January 11, 2013 at the young age of 26. Swartz, who helped create an early version of the Web feed system RSS and was facing federal...
  • From cannibalism to atomic wounds, here's a list of 10 most disturbing documentaries ever made June 26, 2014

    As a vibrant, visual medium, documentaries usually succeed in portraying undiscovered or uncaredabout topics far better than a book or an article. A wellresearched and wellshot documentary can change the perception of a person, totally and irrevocably. The following list features some of the most chilling documentaries on a series...
  • 'Being Bhaijaan' first look: A documentary on Salman Khan fans and his impact on their idea of masculinity June 25, 2014

    If Shah Rukh Khan can have one, why not Salman Khan? Filmmakers Shabani Hassanwalia and Samreen Farooqui are soon going to release a documentary on Salman Khan's fans. The film is currently in the post production stage and will not only take a look at the actor's huge fan following,...
  • Indianorigin woman honoured with international radio award June 25, 2014

    Melbourne: An Indianorigin woman in Australia has been honoured with an international radio award for her documentary exploring family and domestic violence. Manpreet Kaur Singh won the Silver medal at the New York Festival's International Radio Programme Awards this year for her documentary feature 'The Enemy Within'. Manpreet works as an executive...
  • 'The World Before Her' director Nisha Pahuja says she doesn't want to direct Bollywood films June 22, 2014

    New Delhi: Nisha Pahuja, the director of awardwinning documentary 'The World Before her', says she is keen to direct more such real stories instead of going for a career in Bollywood. The Indiaborn Canadian filmmaker has previously directed documentaries 'Diamond Road' and 'Bollywood Bound'. "I will never direct a Bollywood film,...
  • Watch: Anurag Kashyap speaks about Nisha Pahukas documentary The World Before Her June 6, 2014

    After winning accolades at various film festivals, director Nisha Pahuka's documentary 'The World Before Her' will release in India on Friday. CNN IBN's Rajeev Masand catches up with the two artistes. ...
  • First look: Anand Gandhi reveals the first poster of his documentary feature March 31, 2014

    The 'Ship of Theseus' filmmaker Anand Gandhi revealed the first look of his next venture. The documentary feature is titled 'Proposition for a Revolution' and is directed by Khushboo Ranka and Vinay Shukla. Gandhi also urged the online community for active participation. ...
  • Oscars 2014: '20 Feet from Stardom' wins best documentary feature March 3, 2014

    Los Angeles: Morgan Neville, Gil Friesen and Caitrin Rogers' '20 Feet from Stardom' won Oscar for the best documentary feature at the award ceremony held here Sunday. The movie is about background singers heard on many of the 20th century's greatest songs and have made a crucial contribution to the world...
  • German to make documentary on Bihar farmer March 1, 2014

    A German has come all the way to a village in Bihar's Nalanda district to make a documentary on a farmer who set a paddy cultivation record. "We are here to shoot a documentary film on life of Sumant Kumar, his farming technique and lifestyle," said Munich-based journalist Vetina Vez, who...
  • 'Bidesia in Bambai' review: This city also belongs to the migrants February 18, 2014

    In Surabhi Sharma's latest documentary 'Bidesia in Bambai', music addresses desires otherwise not acknowledged in society. The 90 minute film shows us the world of the local Bhojpuri music produced in Mumbai. These songs give us a peek into the imagination of the UpBihar migrant in the city, the 'bidesia'...
  • I feel a little different about sex now: Britney Spears December 25, 2013

    Los Angeles: Singer Britney Spears, 32, says she loves to have an active sex life, but at times she feels she is too old to have fun in the bedroom. Spears, who is currently dating David Lucado, has made the revelation in her documentary 'I Am Britney Jean', which aired in...
  • Michael Jackson's children led 'secluded' life, claims a new documentary December 17, 2013

    Los Angeles: Late pop star Michael Jackson's Prince Michael, 16, Paris, 15, and Blanket, 11, have opened up about their lives with their late famous father in a new documentary 'Remembering Michael'. They had little idea of what went on outside the walls of Michael Jackson's highsecurity Californian ranch, Neverland. "There are...
  • 18 must watch films at Sundance Film Festival 2014 December 10, 2013

    Los Angeles: The Sundance Film Festival will premiere 117 independent feature films and 11 documentaries at its 30th anniversary next month a lineup representing the 2014 fest's most prestigious films. The premiere list, announced Monday by the festival, features a wide range of genres, from comedies to mysteries, and is...
  • Oscars 2014: List of 15 finalists for the Best Documentary award December 4, 2013

    New York: The Academy Awards has winnowed the best documentary field down to 15 finalists that include the Indonesian death squad examination 'The Act of Killing' and the backup singer tribute '20 Feet From Stardom.' Also making the shortlist are: 'The Armstrong Lie,' 'Stories We Tell,' 'Tim's Vermeer,' 'Blackfish,' 'The Square,'...
  • Watch: Madness pays off, finally Rajinikanth fans get their own film November 27, 2013

    New Delhi: Rajinikanth's popularity is beyond just films. He is one man who can start a political debate by a simple gesture. He is someone who has never hesitated in showing the bald patch on his head to millions of his diehard fans. Now, a documentary has come up which...