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Review | 'Barça: The Inside Story of the World's Greatest Football Club' is a captivating book; a minefield of anecdotes

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Review | 'Barça: The Inside Story of the World's Greatest Football Club' is a captivating book; a minefield of anecdotes

'Soccernomics' author Simon Kuper's latest book reveals the rich history of, and life at, the Barcelona Football Club.

Air India Art Collection: Antiquities, not art, hold the key to monetary value of 'national treasure'

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Air India Art Collection: Antiquities, not art, hold the key to monetary value of 'national treasure'

Experts say the massive collection worth "hundreds of crores" must remain as a separate collection in a museum dedicated to the former national carrier.

Satyajit Ray's calamitous characters Goopy and Bagha turn inspiring icons

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Satyajit Ray's calamitous characters Goopy and Bagha turn inspiring icons

A production house in Bangladesh named after the two dreadful musicians of 'Goopy Gyne Bagha Byne' is blazing a trail of international productions in the subcontinent.

Indian tea industry: A new management flavour, thanks to small growers

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Indian tea industry: A new management flavour, thanks to small growers

Owned and operated by farmers, the Grassroots Tea Corporation could transform the lives of over 2.5 lakh small tea growers in India.

Review | ‘The Rescue’ by Jimmy Chin and E. Vasarhelyi recreates the heroic rescue of 12 children from a flooded cave

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Review | ‘The Rescue’ by Jimmy Chin and E. Vasarhelyi recreates the heroic rescue of 12 children from a flooded cave

'The Rescue' premiered at the just-concluded Toronto International Film Festival. It reveals the intense drama behind the headline-making operation for the first time.

Toronto Film Festival: Wayanad's 'River of Blood', Jodhpur's 'Bullet Baba' temple, now frames of world cinema

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Toronto Film Festival: Wayanad's 'River of Blood', Jodhpur's 'Bullet Baba' temple, now frames of world cinema

The 46th Toronto International Film Festival from September 9-18, with in-person and digital screenings, addresses the anxieties of a pandemic-hit world.

Venice Film Festival: Indian Cinema's happy hunting ground

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Venice Film Festival: Indian Cinema's happy hunting ground

Aditya Vikram Sengupta's 'Once Upon a Time in Calcutta' in the Venice official selection follows a two decade-old success story at the world's oldest film festival beginning on September 1.

Nipah virus and Covid-19: How an artist in Kerala braved both health emergencies

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Nipah virus and Covid-19: How an artist in Kerala braved both health emergencies

Locked down at home during the Nipah virus outbreak and coronavirus pandemic, artist Smitha G.S. turned her attention to lesser creatures no one notices.

Set during the 1962 India-China war, 'Shankar's Fairies' is the only Indian entry at the 74th Locarno Film Festival

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Set during the 1962 India-China war, 'Shankar's Fairies' is the only Indian entry at the 74th Locarno Film Festival

'Shankar's Fairies', a Varanasi family's film project, explores the challenges of social hierarchies.

Art aids the spirit of survival: 'Venice of the East' hosts South Asia's largest-ever contemporary art show

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Art aids the spirit of survival: 'Venice of the East' hosts South Asia's largest-ever contemporary art show

After India's first biennale made Fort Kochi its home, Alappuzha's historic coir warehouses have now metamorphosed into powerhouses of Indian contemporary art.

Record-breaking sales animate the Indian art market during the pandemic

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Record-breaking sales animate the Indian art market during the pandemic

Modern masters, traditional buyers and tech money have combined to make an energised Indian art market a safe bet in these uncertain times.

Cannes Film Festival 2021: Filmmakers reflect on the struggles of people in a pandemic-hit world

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Cannes Film Festival 2021: Filmmakers reflect on the struggles of people in a pandemic-hit world

The stirring line-up of films from around the world at the 74th Cannes film festival mirrors a society hit hard by the pandemic, racism, gender injustice and inequalities.

Indian stories at the 74th Cannes Film Festival, from July 6-17

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Indian stories at the 74th Cannes Film Festival, from July 6-17

A documentary on Delhi's air quality, an epistolary movie, and a film project about a single man's protest against a statue in Kolkata represent Indian cinema at the 74th Cannes Film Festival.

South Asian diaspora are at the forefront of Canada's response to Covid-19

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South Asian diaspora are at the forefront of Canada's response to Covid-19

Police violence, inner workings of power put under the scanner in artist-filmmaker Pallavi Paul's 'The Blind Rabbit'

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Police violence, inner workings of power put under the scanner in artist-filmmaker Pallavi Paul's 'The Blind Rabbit'

Premiered at the 50th International Film Festival Rotterdam earlier this week, 'The Blind Rabbit' looks at the Emergency, 1984 riots, 2019 Jamia Library attack and the 2020 Delhi riots.

'The National Museum is an archive of time, it is inhuman to erase its history': artist and curator Bose Krishnamachari

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'The National Museum is an archive of time, it is inhuman to erase its history': artist and curator Bose Krishnamachari

As president of the Kochi Biennale Foundation, Bose Krishnamachari knows a few things about bringing historical architectural sites to life. He presents some arguments against demolishing The National Museum in Delhi.

Pan Nalin on premiering his film at the 20th Tribeca Festival, doffing his hat to the Lumiere Brothers and shooting in Gir and Kathiawad in a pandemic year

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Pan Nalin on premiering his film at the 20th Tribeca Festival, doffing his hat to the Lumiere Brothers and shooting in Gir and Kathiawad in a pandemic year

"Honestly, at first, art has no importance when you have people dying in the street... But someday when that suffering slows down, then your aching needs art."

Kerala model for gender parity in cinema, with a first-of-its-kind inclusion initiative

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Kerala model for gender parity in cinema, with a first-of-its-kind inclusion initiative

Two young women filmmakers have been quietly working in Kerala during the pandemic to rewrite gender equations in the male-dominated Indian film industry.

CONTAGION: Science meets art to understand a pandemic

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CONTAGION: Science meets art to understand a pandemic

An online art exhibition opening April 30 at the new Science Gallery in Bengaluru will take viewers on an incisive journey through the history and science of outbreaks.

Dance therapy comes to the aid of COVID-19 frontline workers, survivors, caregivers and families of victims

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Dance therapy comes to the aid of COVID-19 frontline workers, survivors, caregivers and families of victims

Organised by the Creative Movement Therapy Association of India and Project Barefoot Dance, US, dance therapists hope to address pain, stress and grief in ten free online sessions during April-July

From Madhya Pradesh's forest village to his Parisian home, artist SH Raza represented the plurality of India

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From Madhya Pradesh's forest village to his Parisian home, artist SH Raza represented the plurality of India

Exhibitions in 100 Indian cities, art school scholarships and a major show at Pompidou Centre in Paris to mark birth centenary celebrations of the master artist

Indian art galleries join global frenzy for NFT artwork with new blockchain ventures

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Indian art galleries join global frenzy for NFT artwork with new blockchain ventures

Non-fungible token-based artworks are now a global craze, but a silent revolution to rewrite rules in India's fledgling digital art market has already been underway. Several Indian artists have been dabbling in digital art for at least a decade.

Football Biopics: Films reveal politics, pitfalls of fame, childhood trauma and resilience

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Football Biopics: Films reveal politics, pitfalls of fame, childhood trauma and resilience

New documentaries on Pele, Maradona, Tevez and Rafinha are released on streaming platforms.

Art and Dissent: Young Indian artists respond to farmers' protests in their new works

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Art and Dissent: Young Indian artists respond to farmers' protests in their new works

Artists weigh up livelihood losses, disappearing seeds and traditional knowledge to address the ongoing protests against new farm laws.

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