Documentary films

‘I Am Heath Ledger’ – celebrating the life of a true artist

April 5, 2017

Documentary I Am Heath Ledger introduces you with many facets of this wonderfully-gifted actor who has left an ever lasting impact in his short life. Yes, this documentary on Heath Ledger will for sure made you emotional while reminding you with some of the finest performances of the actor. It was on 22 January, 2008 (aged […]

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Gleason (2016) – A Story of Strength, Love and Life

January 10, 2017

This post is going to be very personal. The movie Gleason documents the life of sports personality (former NFL star) Steve Gleason who was diagnosed with ALS – also known as motor neurone disease (MND) – which has no definite cure in medical science. This is indeed heartrending to see someone in such condition as […]

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13th (2016) – Documentary Film Review

November 15, 2016

The documentary film 13th, directed by Ava DuVernay, starts with a piece of US President Barack Obama’s speech: “The United States is home to 5% of world’s population but 25% of the world’s prisoners. Think about that.” 13th focuses on the very fact and issues in relation to that, while the title of the film is […]

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City's Step Child - An award-winning short film

Award Winning Indian Short Film – City’s Step Child

July 10, 2016

Indian short film City’s Step Child and the Dump Hill Dreams by director Pranab K Aich has won yet another international award in category of short films of the Ministry of the Foreign and European Affairs of the Slovak Republic at the International Festival of Sustainable Development Films. The film City’s Step Child is a multiple international […]

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Documentary Film Living on One Dollar

Documentary Film – Living on One Dollar (2013)

April 3, 2016

Living on One Dollar is an award-winning film that has been called “A Must Watch” by Nobel Laureate Muhammad Yunus. The film that highlights the issue of poverty, scarcity of food, water and other basic necessities to such an extent that it might be emotionally draining for many. The documentary film follows the journey of four […]

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Last Train Home (2009) – A terrific Chinese documentary

June 18, 2013

There are over 130 million migrant workers in China. They go home only once a year, during Chinese New Year, in spring. This is the world’s largest human migration. Keeping the said fact as the subject of this documentary, Chinese-Canadian filmmaker Lixin Fan with LAST TRAIN HOME captures an epic spectacle of human migration which […]

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