07. 12. 2014
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“Mrs. R. P. Sengupta”

                                                Keya Chakravarty (1975)[i]    [translated by: Trina Nileena Banerjee]  ...

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04. 07. 2013
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No Salutes To Modernity: Moushumi Bhowmik, Her Intimate Cosmos

Majhi (click here for the song) [HUG listens to singer, songwriter Moushumi Bhowmik]   Prasanta: Moushumi, it is difficult to say why I am here. Long ago I was thinking about your song Daya Karo—and...

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07. 02. 2013
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From Darkness to Light

Anchita Ghatak   There is a new story of intolerance everyday in my country. I no longer know whether these stories shock or upset me anymore. Or if they have become part of...

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02. 02. 2013
Everybody say Ye-Ye!

Everybody say Ye-Ye!

Michael E. Veal A humid weekend night in the early 1990s. The scene: outside the Afrika Shrine nightclub in Ikeja, Lagos, Nigeria, home base of the legendary Nigerian musician Fela Anikulapo-Kuti and his...

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03. 08. 2012
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The Foreboding of Autumn: Aamir Bashir’s Harud

Akhil Katyal Director: Aamir Bashir Cast: Reza Naji, Shanawaz Bhat, Shamim Basharat, Salma Ashai If you work with silence as your frame, every sound gets registered. If you work with scarcity as your chosen form,...

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19. 02. 2012
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The Importance of Being Big B

   Ahmer Nadeem Anwer Doesn't have a point of view, Knows not where he's going to, Isn't he a bit like you and me? Nowhere Man, please listen - You don't know what...

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10. 02. 2011
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A Letter from Badal Sircar

To:  Richard Schechner November 23, 1981 Dear Richard, You wanted me to write for the "Intercultural Performance" issue of The Drama Review. You wanted me to write about my experience with my theatre...

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04. 02. 2011
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Acid Rock, Mrinal Sen and The Seventies

Sharmadip (Toy) Basu The Bengali Marxist film-maker Mrinal Sen’s Kolkata Ekattor, or Calcutta ’71, is celebrated in the genealogy of Indian New Wave cinema as an exemplar of dialectical storytelling. Released in 1972,...

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