“Indian jeans”, a book to tell experiences of spirituality and globalization

With the collaboration of friends of the Rate groupthe Group Cohousing Ferrara has organized a series of meetings in which some contemporary writers will present their stories. Let’s start Friday 27 January 2023 at 6 pm in the via Ravenna 228 office:Marcello Girone Daloli will present their book “Indian Jeans” and will talk about his … Read more

The new Hindu temple in Dubai honors the Indian community

The new Hindu temple in Dubai opened in October. This modern spiritual center, very open to the world, is home to countless faces of Indian divinities. Among the official guests at the inauguration in Dubai was Sunjay Sudhir, India’s Ambassador to the United Arab Emirates. Asked about the meaning and importance of this temple, he … Read more

Mani Kaul, the representative of the Indian New Wave, in 4 films

You don’t know the Indian director Mani Kaul? Good news, four of his films are finally released in theaters on January 4, 2023. You like Indian cinema. You know Satyajit Ray and a handful of Bollywood movies. But have you heard of Mani Kaul? If this is not the case, do not beat yourself up … Read more

The revenge of the Native Americans: Hollywood opens its doors to Indian actors

from Francesca Scorcucchi In the US, film production companies are increasingly attentive to minorities There was a time when Native Americans were called Indians or Indians, and in cinema they represented the savage past, while the whites were the bright future. Then things changed and “natives” stopped rhyming with “bad guys”. Movies like were conceived … Read more

River to River Florence Indian Film Festival: la 22esima edizione

La partecipazione del pluripremiato regista Anurag Kashyap, considerato il più influente autore contemporaneo del Subcontinente, noto al pubblico occidentale per la serie Netflix “Sacred Games”; l’omaggio al gigante dell’âge d’or del cinema hindi Bimal Roy, maestro del realismo, con il ritorno dei suoi capolavori sul grande schermo; le celebrazioni per il ventennale … Read more

The 22nd River to River Florence Indian Film Festival kicks off, experience India at 360°

Inclusive and genderless creations signed by young designers and obtained from traditional saris in the fashion show born from the collaboration between the I was a Sari brand and Oxfam Italia and the Accademia Italiana; Indian nights immortalized in photographs by Calcutta artist Arko Datto, contributor for TIME, National Geographic and New Yorker; the family … Read more

River to River Florence Indian Film Festival

The 22nd River to River Florence Indian Film Festival opens: with the fashion show by I was a Sari, the exhibition of photographer Arko Datto and the film “Godavari” // Tuesday 6 December in Florence, for a 360° India experience Fashion shows with dresses made from saris, Indian nights immortalized in photographs and relationships nowadays … Read more

River to River Florence Indian Film Festival 2022 at the start

Florence, 12.5.2022 – Inclusive and genderless creations signed by young designers and obtained from traditional sarees in the fashion show noborn from the collaboration between the brand I was a Sari and Oxfam Italia and Accademia Italiana; Indian nights immortalized in photographs by the Calcutta artist Arko Datto, contributor to TIME, National Geographic and The … Read more

The 22nd River River to River, 34 screenings for the Florence Indian Film Festival

From 6 to 11 December in cinemas at the Cinema La Compagnia, special guest Anurag Kashyap And the twenty-second edition for the River River to River Florence Indian Film Festival, the only festival in Italy to tell the face of contemporary India, directed by Selvaggia Velo, scheduled from 6 to 11 December at the cinema … Read more

River to River Florence Indian Film Festival 2022: here is the program, a tribute to Maestro Bimal Roy

L’tribute to Bimal Roy, cult director of Indian cinematography, recognized as the master of realist cinema of his country; the participation of the award-winning director Anurag Kashyap, considered the most influential contemporary author of the Subcontinent, known to Western audiences for the Netflix series “Sacred Games” and the celebrations for the twentieth anniversary of the … Read more