Notes from editor Jabeen Merchant’s Masterclass

Veteran editor Jabeen Merchant known for her documentaries as well as mainstream Bollywood films like NH10 & Anaarkali of Arrah took a Masterclass, recently. Read on to know the main takeaways from the same.


Machines: Trailer

Rahul Jain‘s documentary film Machines presents an intimate portrayal of life and work in a gigantic textile factory in Gujarat, India. Premiered at IDFA,Netherlands in 2016 and an official selection at Sundance Film Festival 2017, the film examines the dehumanizing physical labor and hardship in the factory, exposes the pre-industrial working conditions and the huge divide…

Abhay Kumar’s Placebo

Not every storyteller is ambitious, but Abhay Kumar certainly is and if you watch Placebo you might realise it. If you have been following MAMI over the years you would perhaps know that Abhay and his shorts have been a regular feature of the festival. I have been wanting to watch Placebo, for a long…