When something as vast and complex as the social dynamics of the Green Revolution is depicted through the experiences of a handful, it is …
Development on its haunches
KAISE JEEBO RE·VHS· 80 minutes·English· Directed by Anurag Singh and Jharana Jhaveri·Jan Madhyam, New Delhi
Pitching for sustainability in agriculture
Two films, shown recently in the Capital, focus on alternative farming strategies as a counterbalance to the ecologically destructive Green Revolution
Rio fever hits the networks
The mother of all summits grabbed a good deal of telecast time recently
Have lead, will damage
The first episode of an S&T serial on STAR Plus takes a hard look at the havoc caused by lead emissions and strategies to counter this.
Saving forests and a box office hit
12 film marathon spotlights urban decadence
Interestingly, apartment blocks in Warsaw bear a strong resemblance to Delhi Development Authority's more abominable creations.
Zooming in on three prize-winners
A look at this year's award-winning documentaries: an educational film on the Silent Valley, a campaign film on the Tehri dam project and a third …
Unheralded films feature development themes
Individuals and voluntary agencies continue to make films in different parts of the country on subjects that interest them, though hardly any of …
PARTNERS IN PERIL·Produced and directed by Jahar Kanungo·30 minutes
British TV crucifies India's nuclear programme
Using cloak-and-dagger techniques and with help from willing critics, a British television crew does a hatchet job on India's nuclear programme.
Naseeruddin does better than Streep
The puckish wit of the actor-turned-anchorperson in Turning Point has contributed to the popularity of the programme