Documentary “Machines” in the Aegean Film Festival

July 28th, 2017 by

Rahul Jain’s latest documentary “Machines” (2016) will be shown at the “Aegean Film Festival”  that takes place in Patmos Island from 25 to 30 July 2017. Director Rahul Jain’s striking documentary exposes the dark reality of fast fashion in a textile factory in Gujarat, India.  The 75 minutes documentary is an Indian, German and FinishContinue reading

National Digital Library of India

June 20th, 2017 by

The Ministry of Human Resource Development, Government of India in coordination with the Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur has started a new National Digital Library (NDL) that has more than 7 million books available on a single portal from primary to post-graduate level. The portal integrates books from different Indian Institutional Repositories and hosts contents from multiple subject domains like Religion,Continue reading

Common Yoga Protocol 2017 (pdf and video)

June 19th, 2017 by

On the occasion  of the celebration of the 3rd International Day of Yoga, the Ministry of Ayurveda, Yoga and Naturopathy, Unani, Siddha and Homoeopathy (AYUSH), Government of India, published in collaboration with the  Morarji Desai National Institute of Yoga a Common Yoga Protocol in the form of a booklet and video in Hindi and other languages  (English, French,Continue reading

“A Passage to India” in the Athens Open Air Film Festival

June 13th, 2017 by

David Lean’s classic film “A Passage to India” (1984) will be shown at the Athens Open Air Film Festival on Wednesday, August 23rd, 2017, at 21:00 hrs, at the National Archaeological Museum (44, October 28th Str., Athens). Based on E.M. Forster’s novel, “A Passage to India” is one of the best films  about the twilight of the BritishContinue reading

Greek and Cypriot movies in the European Union Film Festival in India

June 2nd, 2017 by

The award-winning drama “Invisible” (2015) by Dimitris Athanitis will be screened on Monday, June 12, 2017 at 16:30 hrs in New Delhi (Siriform Auditorium Complex, Audi 2, August Kranti Marg, Khel Gaon). The screening takes place in the framework of the European Union Film Festival organized by the European Union Delegation in New Delhi fromContinue reading

“Mumbai-Varanasi Express” Short movie

May 24th, 2017 by

When one dies in the holy city of Kashi (Benares, or Varanasi), the Hindus believe that he gets liberation from the circle of rebirths, as Lord Shiva himself comes and whispers in his ear the Taraka Mantra that helps him to cross over the waters of samsara. The city of Kashi promises liberation after death, Kaashyaam maranamContinue reading

Screening of the movie “Lipstick Under My Burkha”

April 5th, 2017 by

The controversial Indian movie “Lipstick Under My Burkha” of Alankrita Shrivastava (a 2016 production), will  have its nationwide premiere during the film tribute “50/50 gender and in the cinema” on 7-9 April 2017 (Friday to Sunday), at the Greek Film Archive (Iera Odos 48, metro Kerameikos) with free admission. The film is about the double life of four womenContinue reading

“Olympus: An Indian Retelling of Greek Myths” by Devdutt Pattanaik

April 2nd, 2017 by

The well-known Indian writer and mythologist, Dr Devdutt Pattanaik has recently authored a book entitled “Olympus: An Indian Retelling of Greek Myths,” in which he explores the ancient Greek Mythology from an Indian perspective of view. The book has been published by Penguin India. The author searches to find common roots between Greek and HinduContinue reading

The Snake Charmer – World Premiere in Thessaloniki Documentary Festival

March 5th, 2017 by
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The Snake Charmer follows India’s leading Bollywood star Aamir Khan on his quest to change the way men treat women in India. Until recently, Khan was used to portraying macho men looking for vengeance and was part of an industry accused of encouraging sexual violence. The film follows the actor in and out of Bollywood,Continue reading

Assam – India’s northeastern state

February 17th, 2017 by

Dimitra Stasinopoulou’s photographic collection from the northeastern state of Assam in an e-book format. click on the photo to see the collection Assam, is the biggest of the Seven Sister States in the North Eastern part of India, that are connected to the rest of the country via the Siliguri Corridor, or the Chicken’s Neck, a 22-km stripContinue reading