VIDEO: DIRECTOR JAMES IVORY ON INDIA, SAEED JAFFREY AND ISMAIL MERCHANT

We caught up with director James Ivory at this year’s San Francisco International Film Festival, where his film Maurice was screened. This is a highlight of a longer upcoming interview. In this clip Ivory shares how his interest in India developed and the first documentary he made on India called The Sword and the Flute.¬†It… Continue Reading


RENOWNED AND VERSATILE ACTOR SAEED JAFFREY PASSES AWAY

Renowned and versatile actor Saeed Jaffrey passed away on November 14, 2015. The 86-year-old actor died of a brain hemorrhage in London according to the BBC. A jewel of International cinema as Peter Bradshaw of The Guardian put it,¬†Jaffrey got his start on radio and stage in India. In the 1950s he came to the… Continue Reading