Art Cinema or the Parallel Cinema, this film-making style is veritably a particular movement in Indian Cinema that focused on the themes of realism, naturalism, society and politics.
As the world watches the latest set of Oscar awards, we look at some documentary films in India that have been created by experts and novices alike.
Sometime ago, we at Caleidoscope sought your opinion about the emergence of a “Global Indian” amidst us. The Global Indian mindset is too complex to define.
Let’s look at the person peeping into the viewfinder behind the camera. Making a feature film is easy because if you miss a shot, you can re-shoot it. But while making a documentary, there are wild animals being captured and the camera is on your shoulder. There are no rehearsals!
The biggest challenge that a wildlife documentary film maker faces is the uncertainty of spotting animals. You go with your camera into the forest, select a vantage point and just wait, hoping that animals would come there soon and give you a good shot.