FILM STUDIES

  • Benegal: Film studies should be taught in school March 23, 2012

    Kolkata: Renowned filmmaker Shyam Benegal on Thursday said study of film language should be included in the school curriculum either at the primary or secondary level to raise the quality of cinema. "Film is an excellent medium to explore realities. Its mass reach makes it as an effective tool of dissemination...
  • Do film critics need a balanced approach? October 23, 2011

    New Delhi: Recently concluded Mumbai International Film Festival had seen heated discussions over a variety of subjects from bad screenwriting to the role of cinema in nation building. One such debate was about the role of film critics. The director of Bheja Fry and Bheja Fry 2, Sagar Ballary was...