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Manipur’s ‘Great Uprising’ to come alive on screen


June 20th, 2012 - 3:33 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, June 20 (IANS) The bloody protest in Manipur that resulted in the infamous June 18 massacre in 2001, also known as the Great June Uprising, will soon come ... Read more...

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Here comes ‘7 Notes to Infinity’, film on Indian classical music


June 8th, 2012 - 10:48 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, June 8 (IANS) "7 Notes to Infinity", a 60-minute documentary on Indian classical music, will be premiered here on the eve of World Music Day - June 20.Directed by ... Read more...

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Film on Benazir Bhutto gets US award


May 22nd, 2012 - 5:01 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 22 (IANS) A documentary on the life of Benazir Bhutto has received a prestigious electronic media award in the US -- the George Foster Peabody Award."Bhutto" is ... Read more...

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Lost Beatles video found after 48 years


April 26th, 2012 - 12:54 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 26 (IANS) A rare video footage of the Beatles' first full concert in the US has finally been found after being untraceable for 48 years.The 12-song concert -- ... Read more...

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Delhi Metro bags national award in non-film category


March 7th, 2012 - 10:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 7 (IANS) The Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) has won the national award for the best promotional film in the non-feature film category, a Delhi Metro ... Read more...

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Pakistani leaders laud first-ever Oscar winner


February 27th, 2012 - 10:13 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 27 (IANS) Pakistani President Asif Ali Zardari and Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani Monday congratulated Sharmeen Obaid Chinoy on winning the first-ever Oscar award for Pakistan for ... Read more...

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Reggaeton duo film documentary in Cuba


January 31st, 2012 - 11:27 am ICT by IANS
Havana, Jan 31 (IANS/EFE) Puerto Rican reggaeton duo Calle 13 is currently filming a documentary in Cuba, official media said Monday, citing band member Rene Perez, a.k.a. "Residente"."We're filming a ... Read more...

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Brokering News: Documentary highlights the dark side of news


November 19th, 2011 - 6:55 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 19 (IANS) Documenting the modus operandi of newspapers and television channels in soliciting advertisements in the garb of editorial content and earning huge amount of money in lieu ... Read more...

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‘Blood and Iron’ in Bellary: A shocking tale (Movie Review)


August 11th, 2011 - 10:37 am ICT by IANS
Documentary Film: "Blood and Iron"; Director: Paranjoy Guha Thakurta; Rating:****"Scandals like 2G, CWG, etc, lead to a notional loss of money. When you consider illegal mining, there's no comparison because that ... Read more...

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E! to telecast ‘True Hollywood story of Amy Winehouse’


July 28th, 2011 - 7:04 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Hollywood, July 28 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Celebrity entertainment network E! has announced that they will rebroadcast the "E! True Hollywood Story" of late singer Amy Winehouse on Thursday to pay tribute ... Read more...

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BJP to meet Uttar Pradesh governor over Noida land scam


May 30th, 2011 - 7:04 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, May 30 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Monday said it will meet Uttar Pradesh Governor B.L. Joshi on June 1 to demand a "high-level enquiry" against the ... Read more...

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‘DAMs - The Lethal Water Bomb’ bags three awards at LA fest


May 24th, 2011 - 6:56 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, May 24 (IANS) "DAMs - The Lethal Water Bomb", a thought-provoking documentary on the 116-year-old Mullaperiyar dam in Kerala, bagged three awards at the prestigious Los Angeles Movie Awards ... Read more...

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The art of politics: Street dramas add colour to polls


May 1st, 2011 - 6:56 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 1 (IANS) Political campaigning in West Bengal is getting an artistic touch with street plays and dance dramas being held at election rallies and cine stars also ... Read more...

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Documentary on Mullaperiyar dam bags award


March 30th, 2011 - 9:36 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, March 30 (IANS) 'DAMs - The Lethal Water Bombs', a 21-minute documentary about Mullaperiyar dam, has been declared best documentary (Short) by the Los Angeles Cinema Festival of Hollywood ... Read more...

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Karan Singh turns 80, PM releases documentary (Lead)


March 9th, 2011 - 11:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 9 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh greeted senior Rajya Sabha member and Indian Council for Cultural Relations (ICCR) president Karan Singh on his 80th birthday Wednesday, ... Read more...

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Karan Singh turns 80, PM releases documentary


March 9th, 2011 - 9:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 9 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh released a 42-minute documentary based on the beliefs of veteran Congress leader Karan Singh who turned 80 Saturday.Manmohan Singh also ... Read more...

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M.F. Husain revives ‘Mughal E Azam’ through paintings


February 25th, 2011 - 4:27 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 25 (IANS) Noted painter M.F. Husain has paid his personal tribute to K. Asif's epic film "Mughal-E-Azam" by recreating the movie's fabulous scenes in a series of exquisite paintings."I ... Read more...

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Community mobilisers inch closer towards making India polio-free


January 31st, 2011 - 11:28 am ICT by IANS
By Richa Sharma Meerut, Jan 31 (IANS) Munzareen Fatima was excited when she was featured as a dedicated polio worker in Oscar-nominated documentary "The Final Inch" in 2009. The 40-year-old, who is a ... Read more...

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Bihar to tap Discovery Channel to promote tourism


December 24th, 2010 - 2:40 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Dec 24 (IANS) In a bid to promote Bihar tourism across the world, the state government plans to take help of Discovery Channel, officials said Friday.Bihar Tourism Minister Sunil Kumar ... Read more...

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‘Ritwik Ghatak’s protagonist still exists in modern-day woman’


November 14th, 2010 - 4:45 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Nov 14 (IANS) The rigours of partition and its effects on modern-day women are the central issues in the documentary "Beyond Borders" that also commemorates 50 years of Ritwik Ghatak's masterpiece ... Read more...

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Michelle to walk through 5,000 years of culture at crafts museum (Lead)


November 7th, 2010 - 10:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 7 (IANS) The National Handicrafts and Handloom Museum, home to more than 20,000 exhibits and a village complex showcasing ethnic and regional crafts and textiles, is all set to ... Read more...

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Michelle Obama to walk through 5,000 years of Indian crafts, culture


November 7th, 2010 - 9:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 7 (IANS) US First Lady Michelle Obama will get a glimpse of 5,000 years of Indian handicrafts, culture, heritage and civilisation when she visits the National Handicrafts and Handloom ... Read more...

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Mohanlal to give helpful tips to girls through video


October 7th, 2010 - 7:13 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Oct 7 (IANS) Malayalam superstar Mohanlal is all set to act in a 45-minute documentary that will show girls how they should take care of themselves in public life.Produced by the ... Read more...

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Bengal remembers first reel icon on death anniversary


July 24th, 2010 - 10:36 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 24 (IANS) Screening of a documentary, film retrospectives, cultural programmes and discussions marked the 30th death anniversary of Bengal's matinee idol Uttam Kumar here Saturday. Uttam Kumar's blockbuster movies were screened ... Read more...

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Indian censor board rejects film on Nepal Maoists


June 24th, 2010 - 5:16 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, June 24 (IANS) Citing the growing Maoist violence in some states of India as the reason, authorities in New Delhi have refused to allow public screenings of a ... Read more...

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Queen Noor Goes To Hollywood To Eradicate Nuclear Weapons


June 12th, 2010 - 5:42 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar June 12, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Jordan's Queen Noor recently addressed a small group of reporters in Hollywood to discuss the upcoming movie on nuclear weapons.The movie which is about nuclear ... Read more...

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Trafficking in women getting worse: Filmmaker


May 5th, 2010 - 10:45 am ICT by IANS
By Madhusree Chatterjee New Delhi, May 5 (IANS) Every month at least 500 girls each are trafficked from Nepal and Bangladesh to India through the eastern corridor, and the figures are rising, ... Read more...

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Carla Bruni docu-drama ‘to release in twelve countries’


April 15th, 2010 - 1:42 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 15(ANI): A new documentary on French President Nicolas Sarkozy's wife/singer Carla Bruni may soon release in twelve different countries.The documentary titled 'The Birth of a First Lady', apparently shows "how ... Read more...

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‘Proud daughter’ Priyanka launches father’s music album


March 20th, 2010 - 11:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 20 (IANS) It is usually the father who cheers his child on his/her achievements. But here was actress Priyanka Chopra, "a proud daughter", who launched her father Ashok ... Read more...

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Jackson’s biographer making movie about the singer


March 19th, 2010 - 3:43 am ICT by IANS
London, March 19 (IANS) Ian Halperin who penned "Unmasked: The Final Years of Michael Jackson" is working on a documentary about the late pop singer to be released in June. Halperin's tribute ... Read more...

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150 Kerala villages participate in reality show on development


February 14th, 2010 - 4:00 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Feb 14 (IANS) In a novel idea, 150 villages will vie at a reality show beginning Monday for the top slot in terms of maximum development achieved in their council. The show ... Read more...

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Big market keeps NRI filmmakers focussed on India


January 6th, 2010 - 6:23 pm ICT by IANS
By Madhusree Chatterjee New Delhi, Jan 6 (IANS) Identity crisis and a confused sense of belonging are not the only factors that prompt non-resident Indian filmmakers keep India on their minds ... Read more...

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Kerala filmmaker’s take on climate change a hit at Copenhagen


December 19th, 2009 - 7:20 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Dec 19 (IANS) Kerala filmmaker Arun Bose's one-minute documentary 'My Paper Boat' about a boy who uses a string to drag a paper boat on a dry surface to drive home ... Read more...

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Woman who mothered 25 kids Nepal’s new ‘heroine’


December 12th, 2009 - 8:56 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, Dec 12 (IANS) Unable to read or write and extremely poor, Santkumari Pariyar seems an unlike heroine. But the story of the village woman of uncertain age is making ripples in Nepal ... Read more...

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Reality more fascinating than fiction: ‘Smile Pinki’ director


November 8th, 2009 - 7:10 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 8 (IANS) Megan Mylan, the director of Oscar winning documentary "Smile Pinki" who is here for the ongoing Mumbai International Children's Film Festival, says she is more fascinated by reality ... Read more...

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