India

Birha – Ekta Mittal (2018)

I have fallen in love. I have fallen in love with a film, with a filmmaker. I have fallen in love with a hypnotising atmosphere, a weight that is at once heavy and yet marvellous….


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Interview with Michela Occhipinti

In 2010, filmmaker Michela Occhipinti made the brilliant and yet subtle slow film Letters from the Desert – Eulogy to Slowness. I have reviewed the film in an earlier post. I have contacted her to conduct…


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Eulogy to Slowness

I was fortunate enough to be able to watch Letters from the Desert (Eulogy to Slowness) yesterday. It’s a poetic documentary by Italian director Michela Occhipinti. While other slow films, that have been widely discussed,…