It is no secret that the US state machinery has a vested interest in monitoring Hollywood’s output, but its say in the editing suite goes deeper than we think.
In an era of radical individualism and narcissistic representation of self, it’s easy to forget that there was a time where society sought to hone the beauty of its soul.
For years, the nomadic tribespeople of FATA have been living lives without identities, depriving them of basic and vital socio-economic opportunities.
Eunice has been widely acclaimed as a poet, novelist and anthologist of 19th and 20th century Indian writing. She was also a critic, columnist and writer for children.
Raúl Castro, breaking step with his brother Fidel’s path, grapples with the complex question: how do you develop Cuba’s post-communist economy?
The women in the movie may be strong and funny when they are in their secret lives but they make almost no push for empowerment in their oppressive lives.
With rejected and resentful stalkers resorting to committing horrifying crimes, can Bollywood remain uncritical of how stalking is portrayed on screen?
Italy has erected a “museum of fascism” in Mussolini’s hometown in hopes of facing the demons of its past. Historians however are sceptical of the move.
This week: The value of personal essays, a memoir about growing up as an untouchable and a wide-ranging reflection on losing things and people.
Hip hop often gets a bad rap, but for therapists and teachers, it can be used as a transformative tool.
Monopoly’s inventor would have made herself go directly to jail if she had known that her game – made to diagnose the ills of capitalism – ended up doing exactly the opposite for its players.
Interviews recorded by London’s Imperial War Museum add the dimension of time and the long echoes of that anguish which Nolan’s film can’t capture.
How have the Indian and Chinese media been covering the Doklam standoff?
In an interview to The Wire, author Scaachi Koul discusses her new book of personal essays, casual racism, date rape, her parents and more.
After defecting to South Korea, Choi Seong-guk found that escaping from the North was only the beginning of his challenges as a refugee.
Rádio Yandê uses technology, digital media and the global reach of the internet to combat stereotypes and misconceptions about Brazil’s native communities.
EPW’s trustees are fully aware of the current attack on free speech and institutions, including the media and universities. It is bewildering, therefore, to see these concerns completely missing in their statement.
In 1879, an Australian expert’s report sent at least 50 British and Indian companies to the Pandalur-Devala region of the Nilgiris and sparked a frenzied gold mining rush that eventually destroyed the local coffee industry.
The silence that Raza must have experienced in his childhood, growing up in Babaria village in Madhya Pradesh, is what suffused his works later on.
In an interview to The Wire, the stand-up comedian discussed her love of comedy, the sorry state of sex education in India and her stance on period leave.
The Todas of Bikkapathimund village in the Nilgiri hills of Tamil Nadu collect honey in the gentlest of ways.
The Trustees of the prestigious magazine should make it clear that they will back the Editor no matter what
Qandeel Baloch’s challenging time in the limelight and her tribulations leading to an unfortunate death paint a damning picture of patriarchy.
From the late 1950s, Vaali had a storied career in Tamil cinema and politics, both of which he helped shape through his lyrics.
This week: The sexist origins of vegetarian Bengali cuisine, bakers in Beirut during the Lebanese civil war and finding a home in tea.
Aranya Johar’s Brown Girl’s Guide to Beauty, a spoken-word poem containing lines like “Forget snow-white/say hello to chocolate brown/I’ll write my own fairy-tale” went viral, reaching 1.5 million viewers in its first day alone.
A vignette from the lives of the reclusive Brokpa herders of West Kameng and Tawang districts of Arunachal Pradesh who migrate in fixed seasonal patterns at high altitudes.
The ability to sample instrumental sounds for later use and to mimic a wide range of instruments using synthesisers was not good news for professional musicians.
Bennington had a history of alcohol and drug abuse, and spoke openly in the past about his struggles to overcome his demons.
The show was to run for a year but was cancelled within two and a half months by the management
The film benefits from the director’s light touch and solid performances by the actors.
Trustees say he acted unilaterally in replying to Adani legal notice; Guha Thakurta says they are not giving the ‘full picture’.
Defying propaganda art, a few Afrikaans rockers revolted against South African military conscription in the second half of the 20th century and sparked an anti-war protest movement.
In conversation with Denzil Smith about his experience of being a somewhat unusual actor in Bollywood, his takeaways from playing Mohammed Ali Jinnah in the forthcoming film Viceroy’s House and more.
But the minister of state for I&B told parliament the public broadcaster was reviewing the RSS-backed Hindustan Samachar news service.
Even though practices such as “baad” and “baadal” (pertaining to child marriage) are legally prohibited since 2009, it still continues unhindered in Afghanistan today.
Worried about the threat of an expensive lawsuit by one of India’s biggest corporate houses, the trustees running the journal ordered the removal of articles critical of Adani Power Ltd.
Research isn’t just about producing papers but also about letting people visualise and experience the complex story and impact behind it, and art can help.
The creation of emoji can be likened to Newspeak in George Orwell’s 1984 – they are tightly controlled by the few for the many.
How did this versatile piece of fabric get so controversial?