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Chingari’s “Bombay Makossa”

Posted August 22, 2014 by

One of the world’s best percussionists, Ranjit Barot has joined forces with bassist Etienne Mbappe and U. Shrinivas on mandolin, to create a fabulous new album, due to be released on September 10th. “The word chingari literally means ‘a spark’
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RICH HILL—Film Review

Posted August 20, 2014 by

“Rich Hill,” the US Documentary Grand Jury Prize winner at the most recent Sundance Film Festival, is not a film for cinematic poverty tourists.  In the course of filmmaking cousins’ Tracy Droz Tragos and Andrew Droz Palermo’s multi-year portrait, none
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Cops and Bad Guys

FROM RED TO BLACK

Posted August 15, 2014 by

HEY, STRAP YOURSELF IN. You’re in for a thrill. It’s sure as hell an excellent opportunity for outstanding acting. Here’s the deal. It’s a simple story about cops and a vulnerable black boy. Complicated? You bet. The cops are both
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DRACULA INQUEST

Posted August 8, 2014 by

THIS IS CREEPY INDEED
This kind of play usually goes without an intermission in order not to break tension. And believe me….the audience got a special break between the play. And they were relieved in this kinda virtual re-telling of
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