Category: Entertainment

‘The Colour of Darkness’ raises vital issues

By Urvish Kothari (Translated from Gujarati by Neesha Parikh Sanghvi) While editing a film-special issue of ‘Dalitshakti’ magazine—a Gujarati monthly dedicated to Dalit issues, I found a glaring absence of heartfelt movies based on caste discrimination. Of course, there are movies right from ‘Acchut Kanya’(1935), ‘Acchut’(1940) to ‘Aarakshan’ (2011), but […]

Gujarati film ‘Dhh’ at Children’s International Film Festival (CHIFF)

By SAT News Desk MELBOURNE, 26 March: Films beyond the regular blockbusters can be a good experience. Young film buffs here will be treated with an exclusive Children’s International Film Festival (CHIFF), the very first film festival of its kind in Australia for children aged 4-16. An Indian movie in […]

Girish Makwana’s ‘Colour of Darkness’ nominated for the Ozzies

By SAT News Desk MELBOURNE, 25 March: Director Girish Makwana’s feature film ‘Colour of Darkness’ has been nominated for the Oz Flix Independent Awards. OzFlix, Australia’s movie global streaming service, will present the inaugural Ozflix Independent Film Awards (the “Ozzies”) on Saturday 7 April 2018 at The Alex Theatre, St […]

The Sydney Film Festival returns 6-17 June, 2018

Photo: Sydney Film Festival-2018 By SAT Sydney News Desk SYDNEY, 7 March: Cine buffs here and all over Australia will once again be treated with world class cinema in June this year. The festival will see an array of films and expose professional film people who will make the festival […]

MOVIE REVIEW: Will those perusing only profits for health goals & products accept Padman Akshay’s message?

By Neeraj Nanda MELBOURNE, 8 February: In a nutshell, Padman is the story of a mechanic (Akshay Kumar) who invents affordable sanitary pads and tries to influence his wife (Radhika Apte) and his two sisters to use them but is shunned by them as the taboo product clashes with their […]