Category: CULTURE

The Young Karl Marx

(Liberation carries excerpts of two reviews of an exciting new film – The Young Karl Marx – that was screened recently at the International Film Festival of India (IFFI).) A Rivetting Film Daphna Whitmore This movie is two hours...

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A Screening Of Kakkoos

(The Cinema Of Resistance brought the documentary film Kakkoos and its filmmaker, the young Divya Bharathi, to Rajasthan, Delhi and Bihar. Liberation reports on one of the screenings of the film took place in the CPI(ML)...

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Book Review: Sense and Solidarity

Jholawala Economics For Everyone — Maitreyi Jean Drèze’s Sense and Solidarity: Jholawala Economics for Everyone is a collection of essays on various aspects of ‘social development’ in the Indian context and the role of...

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Kakkoos – Dirty Secret of Manual Scavenging

The All India People’s Forum (AIPF) on 19 March screened Kakkoos, (Toilet) a powerful Tamil documentary film on manual scavenging in Tamil Nadu, directed by Divya. The screening took place in Chennai at the Madras Reporters...

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How Om Puri Should Be Remembered

(Sanjay Joshi, Convener, The Group, Jan Sanskriti Manch and of Cinema of Resistance, remembers Om Puri. Cinema of Resistance plans to organise screenings of Om Puri’s films and has appealed to people to come forward to host such...

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Dario Fo

An obituary often mourns and bids adieu. This one will not. Type Dario Fo’s name on any search engine and you will see image after image of this happy looking man with round eyes, on stage and off, laughing, hugging, dancing. It...

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8th Patna Film Festival Against War-Mongering

Inaugurating the 8th Patna film festival “Cinema of Resistance” organized by Hirawal, Jan Sanskriti Manch, and The Group on 4 December, distinguished scientist, film-maker and poet Gauhar Raza reminded people of the historical...

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LIBERATION JANUARY 2018