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World Cinema

Kabhi Kabhie

Patrick goes back to his roots and rediscovers Kabhi Kabhie, a Bollywood classic starring Amitabh Bachchan, which has been on his mind for almost 25 years. More…

Kabhi Kabhie
Ali: Fear Eats The Soul

Rainer Werner Fassbinder’s West German love story is set against a backdrop of social inequality and raises questions about selfishness, immigration and loneliness. More…

Ali: Fear Eats The Soul
Silsila

Treading the theme of extramarital romance, this classic Yash Chopra drama also features Amitabh singing Rang Barse, composed by his father Harivannsh Rai Bachchan More…

Silsila
The Burning Train

After Hollywood bombarded us in the 1970’s with a torrent of disaster films, The Burning Train is an Indian film from 1980 that took its own unique approach. More…

The Burning Train
Yeh Vaada Raha

With its story, characters and timeless songs, Yeh Vaada Raha, starring Rishi Kapoor, Poonam Dhillon and Tina Munim, is one of the evergreen classics you never forget. More…

Yeh Vaada Raha
Confucius

Asked if there was a single word we should live our lives by, Master Kong replied: ‘Reciprocity perhaps? Do not inflict on others what you would not wish done to you.’ More…

Confucius
Persepolis

This animated auto-biographical film follows Marjane, a courageous and straight-forward woman, who has experienced all the commotions of war and revolution in Iran. More…

Persepolis
Mother India

To care for others when no one cares for you, to work tirelessly to provide food, to smile when all you feel is pain. Mother India is the story of a universal mother. More…

Mother India
The Secret In Their Eyes

Told in flashbacks, The Secret In Their Eyes is a standout piece of Spanish cinema that pulls you in while allowing the tension to build with a memorable story. More…

The Secret In Their Eyes
Days Of 36

A very early piece from legendary Greek filmmaker Theo Angelopoulos looking at a hostage situation in a prison and the bumbling way the government deals with it. More…

Days Of 36
In The Mood For Love

Wong Kar Wai’s simply sublime melodrama tells the story of a man and woman coming to terms with their philandering spouses in 1960’s Hong Kong and is a true masterpiece. More…

In The Mood For Love
13 Assassins

Takashi Miike takes on the world of the samurai warrior in 13 Assassins, a remake of Eiichi Kudo’s 1963 film that told of a plot to bring down a merciless warlord. More…

13 Assassins
The Tiger From Escnhapur

Fritz Lang delivered his Indian epic with two movies, The Tiger From Escnhapur and The Indian Tomb, but they tell very little about India and more about Western perceptions. More…

The Tiger From Escnhapur
Sholay

With its horseback bandits and gun fights, Sholay was dubbed a “curry western”, but its multi-character approach and plot enriches the story on an intellectual level as well. More…

Sholay
Young Bruce Lee

Martial arts movie legend Bruce Lee grew up in Hong Kong before becoming an international superstar in the U.S. Young Bruce Lee tells the story of his adolescence. More…

Young Bruce Lee

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