Indie Birds – The Lesser Acclaimed Film Directors of Bengali Cinema

Bengali cinema has seen many bright directors since its inception. The great Satyajit Ray, Ritwik Ghatak, Mrinal Sen and Tapan Sinha are a few who established themselves globally as great directors. However, besides these top few names, there are also some directors who gained fame by presenting some valued films, although they were branded as […]

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Indie Birds – Indie Film Body and Soul (1947)

Body and Soul   “After all the assorted prizefight pictures that have been paraded across the screen-after all the pugs and muggs and chorus girls and double-crosses and last-round comebacks that we’ve seen-it hard seemed likely that another could possibly come along with enough zing and character to it to captivate and excite us for […]

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Indie Birds – World Cinema: Dubbing Vs Subtitles

Translation works best when it is read: choose subtitles over dubbing   You will often find linguists are also world cinema lovers. This may be a wild generalization on my part but it is based on past and present work and personal entourage. By the way, I am not saying that the love of foreign […]

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Indie Birds – Why Crowdfund?

Crowdfunding is a method of raising capital through the collective effort of friends, family, customers, and individual investors. This approach taps into the collective efforts of a large pool of individuals-primarily online via social media and crowdfunding platforms-and leverages their networks for greater reach and exposure. Crowdfunding can be a very viable option to fund […]

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PORCELAINIA – A Film By Dave Altizer

 This is the story of Teacher, Scientist, Artist- Bobby Jaber. Bobby is my Great Uncle and for years I have wanted to tell his story. This short documentary film doesnt even scratch the surface of the amount of work and art Bobby has produced. Sit back and enjoy what my family and myself have […]

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Amazing Facts About Animals

 Amazing Facts About Animals Elephants recognise themselves in a mirror. A Zebra’s stripe pattern is unique to the individual. Gorilla’s biggest predator is man. Flamingo obtain their rosy pink color from pigments in the organisms they eat. Giraffe sleeps between 10 minutes and two hours every day. Butterflies can see only red, green and […]

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