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How to make blind people ‘see’ movies, the casual racism of ‘Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom’, and more.

It’s time to press rewind on the last seven days.

Film school: Liberty, equality and fraternity enter a multi-racial classroom in ‘The Class’

Laurent Cantet’s 2008 Cannes Film Festival winner is a complex study of difficult students and a teacher struggling to communicate with them. Read more here.

‘Temple of Doom’ is the Indiana Jones movie that Indians won’t forget in a hurry

Set in colonial India, the 1984 movie features Amrish Puri as a murderous priest of a Kali-worshipping cult and snakes, spiders and monkey brains on the menu. Read more here.

Konkani filmmakers are buying themselves a dream run by going beyond the multiplex

Ticketed screenings at multipurpose venues are extending the shelf life of films such as ‘Nachom-ia-Kumpasar’ and ‘Home Sweet Home 2’. Read more here.

How to make blind people ‘see’ films: it’s really not that hard

The audio description-enhanced screening of the movie ‘Awesome Mausam’ puts the spotlight on disability-friendly entertainment. Read more here.

In Bollywood’s world of hushed separations, noisy divorces are on the rise

Behold the new star wife: she is no more ‘Mrs So-and-so’ but willing to walk out when things get really ugly. Read more here.

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