Begin Japanology / Japanology Plus – An Insightful look in to EVERYTHING Japanese

This is a fantastic documentary series. Whether you like Japanese culture or not. Filled with insight, heart and a lot of interesting topics to submerge yourself to as the calming music, steady old English man voice of the narrator and the voice of our host Peter Barakan takes through the episodes that are an 101 … Continue reading Begin Japanology / Japanology Plus – An Insightful look in to EVERYTHING Japanese

So Now You Know: A Memoir of Growing Up Gay in India – An Intimate Honest Portrait

This is the memoir of the author and Verve magazine writer Vivek Tejuja and his experiences growing up gay in India, a country who repealed Section 377 last year- a law from the era of the British Raj - that was against gay sex of any kind, and thus the whole LGBTQ community. In this … Continue reading So Now You Know: A Memoir of Growing Up Gay in India – An Intimate Honest Portrait

Othello: We too have our Othellos (2014) – Shakespeare Turned on its Head

What better way to start a venture in to regional cinema than with a bit of Shakespeare, yet not really an adaptation of one the Bard's plays, but rather a mix of all of them in a flowing narrative. Summary: Three characters come together as they come in and out of each others lives. Bankim, … Continue reading Othello: We too have our Othellos (2014) – Shakespeare Turned on its Head