Opening and Closing Films
Sakuntala, daughter of Sage Viswamitra falls in love with King Dusyanta of the Puru Dynasty while he is on an hunting expedition. Months later, pregnant with his child, Sakuntala reaches the palace and Dusyanta has no recollection of what had transpired between them. Pre-dating the Mahabharata, Sakuntalam is an adaptation of Kalidasa's Abhijnanasakuntalam, and about the origins of Bharath (India).
Based on the 7 century CE Sanskrit drama credited to Bodhayana, this well-crafted film is about a Buddhist monk and a Courtesan whose atmas get exchanged due to an error made by the Yamaduta. A series of comical events ensue, and the collision of two worlds.
A guy randomly asks a girl out at the Delhi train station. One is keeping a secret and the other longs for love. Will destiny intervene? (21+)
Bizarre reality somersaults Manan, a particle physicist, into a hyperactive experience; the extreme pressure forces the truth out.
As a transgender woman, Ranjana is a target. She and her dad approach the all-woman darbar samiti. What happens there gives hope.
Ratiram's voyage to procure medicine to treat his son, manifests into a deeper voyage of systemic patriarchy, power play and superstition.
Cassim is balancing a new marriage, a young child, aging parents, and being a Muslim stand-up in South Africa. And, it's all simmering!
70-year-old Muthayya dreams of acting in movies, but faces obstacles. Somehow magic happens!
A differently-abled boy aspires to become a football player, like his older brother. Both learn in the process.
Laila and Manju have been going out for what seems like a lifetime, but Manju’s mother, Poornima, has only just learned about it.
Koyalamma is stressed finding a match for her son as people are moving away from her small tribal hamlet. Then, the only bus service is cancelled!
A teen paraglider lands in a forest due to technical challenges. Giraki is a journey of getting away from civilization and landing back into it.
An old couple begin a road journey to visit their children, changing the perspectives about life.
Wanted Thakur is about Gotakhor, a cliff-diver near the Narmada river. His craft has no safety net and death is just a slip away.
The strength of resolve in the transgender community in Assam, pitted against plight and suffering. Light is at the end of the tunnel.
The stories of homeless people unfold through the lens of 'Koshish', dedicated to repealing the notorious Bombay Beggary Prevention Act.
A look at the life and work of Pabung Aribam Syam Sharma, a noted Manipuri filmmaker and composer through the eyes of an admirer and student.
Noishobder Kobita is a documentary of the life of Jogesh Dutta, an Indian mime, who for over fifty years, pioneered the art form in India.
Indian Museum Kolkata houses history - sculpture, architecture, artifacts, galleries, events as the oldest and the largest museum in India.
Rashid Irani once owned an Irani restaurant, and lived life vicariously through movies - Monroe, Dean, Herzog, Kairostami, and more!
Laishram Sarita Devi, a pugilist, spared no effort to become a celebrated sports star of International fame. And balanced being a mother and a sportswoman.
The battle of Sajubai Gavit for rights to claim water, forest, and land. The triumphant struggle of those that were bravely nurtured by the primeval mother.
A befitting tribute to the man who held the biggest mirror to that wonder that was India. Archaeologist Prof. BB Lal passed away just a few weeks ago.
Aruna Vasudev is an critic, author, editor, painter, filmmaker and an eminent scholar on Asian cinema. She is described as the mother of Asian Cinema.
Enduring his own obstacles, the flute performer's inner soul rhythm tunes with the soul of the forlorn by alleviating their agony.
A grumpy old man lives alone in a house. A parcel arrives that alters his perspective towards the world.
On his 150th Birth Anniversary, this beautifully-shot film is about prison life of Sri Aurobindo Ghose, where began his spiritual journey.
A craft as old and timeless as its namesake city, Banarasi weaving is slowly losing its identity. But the workers are the real heroes.
An accident reunites Ada with Arnav. The situation gets confusing when Ada meets her doctor.
A young man has to care for a dying old man; the experience is "rewarding" in more ways than one.
The panchayat boycotts Shankar's family for not keeping his word to his sister.
Living far away from loved ones and being stuck amidst difficulties, taste for life suddenly becomes an elixir.
A man on a mission right in the heart of enemy lines, gets help from a stranger, who sees right through.
We can only do so much by ourselves but coming together can ensure we can reimagine to result a deeper impact - the moral here!
A cinema projectionist constantly reimagines how films should end, and slowly merges with that alternate reality - like Guru Dutt.
A school teacher perseveres to conserve his indigenous culture, traditions and dialect amidst a fast growing urbanized world.
A bus suffers a breakdown, and it has become quite dark. The bus driver, an old man, the folk dancer and her colleague - none can help avoid a surreal ending.
A tribute to Netaji Subash Chandra Bose on his 125th Birth Anniversary.
Insulting somone may turn into a curse for you and a boon to them, even when it is about an air-conditoner.
One morning Jiban lost his Trumpet on his way home, and life came to a halt.
On a beautiful rainy day, Bhavya encounters a taste of monsoon romance – A cup of monsoon!
Suraj leaves home against his mother's wishes. Grief breaks that long silence.
A simple story about the units of measurement that evaluate a woman's existence.
How do you return the egg of a dinosaur? Well, this father and daughter will show you.
Krishna is incomplete without Radha and with Radha it's the same. But its an elderly lady and a young boy we are talking about!
Charuch's burning mind delves to realize a mysterious secret of life.. Parijat!
Ganu wanted new cycle for his birthday, but that incident makes a stranger realize a mistake.
A girl in her school on a lockdown day - many truths dawn on her!
10-year old Chikoo witnesses the death of his beloved nanny Maashi, and everything changes for him.
The story of a 40-something, recently separated, as she navigates through her life in the busy city of Mumbai – one 24-hour slice.
A little girl hides the sweet she brought from home, but realizes the importance of Balasaheb's concept of Suvichara.
Ahilyabai Holkar triumphed over the hurdles of convention and personal tragedies to single-mindedly dedicate her life to Raja Dharma.