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When I Run My Own Cinema Theatre…

rules and regulations of an ideal movie theatre

…I will officiate the following rules and restrictions. Patrons will be required to follow this cinema theatre etiquette charter and will be automatically agreeing to them as part of the ticket purchase. Network jammers will be installed with a power radius of 300 meters to prevent mobile communication of any form inside and around the […]

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List: All the Films that Opened the Mumbai Film Festival Since 1997

mumbai film festival opening films 2010 to 2019

A look at all the films that opened the MAMI Mumbai Film Festival since 1997.

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Mumbai Film Festival: A Waiting Guide

A quick guide for anyone trying to wait out for the MAMI Mumbai Film Festival 2019.

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Rethinking Movie Disclaimers

I was watching V A Shrikumar Menon’s Malayalam-language thriller Odiyan (2018) last day and I couldn’t help but think about the disclaimers that flashed on the screen. While I have noticed the disclaimer “Violence against women is punishable under law” in plenty of other recent films, it is only now that I thought about it in […]

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David Ehrlich’s 25 Best Films of 2018

I always look forward to Indiewire film critic David Ehrlich’s annual countdown of the best of world cinema. For me, it acts as a starter to the month-long celebrations leading up the New Year, which mainly involves best-of lists about almost everything. I just completed skimming through Kottke’s 2018 gift guide (helped me for my […]

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MAMI Mumbai Film Festival 2018 – Preview and Plan

MAMI Mumbai Film Festival 2018

It’s finally that time of the year. When I look for cheeky excuses so that I can take a few days off from work to experience cinema the way it should be. Without kids, without anti-smoking disclaimers, and without censorship. It is when I put everything else on low priority and make love with cinema. […]

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My Experience at MAMI’s Young Critics Lab

young critics lab 2019 edition

An in-depth take on the Young Critics Lab by MAMI.

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    tejas nair is a freelance writer based in mumbai, india. he writes about cinema, literature, current affairs, culture, and our society. he manages content and digital campaigns for publicis. more »