Photograph India (2019) Dir. Ritesh Batra Families. They mean well but sometimes can’t help themselves interfering in others' lives when things would be better if they worried about their own affairs. Luckily, most of us live in a country or culture where this can be thwarted with a civil word - others aren’t so lucky, … Continue reading Photograph

The Lunchbox (Dabba)

The Lunchbox (Dabba) India (2013) Dir. Ritesh Batra For me, the greatest gift World Cinema gives us is the opportunity to look directly into a culture that would otherwise remain unknown to us, or distorted through mainstream and presuming eyes. This charming Indian film does exactly that. Set in Mumbai, Ila (Nimrat Kaur) is a … Continue reading The Lunchbox (Dabba)