Filmmakers and producers descend on Cannes with the hopes of getting money for a project. In reality, the thousands of films talked about and shown in the Cannes Market are films no one’s ever heard of and probably never will hear of again.
Shyam Benegal is a renowned Indian filmmaker. His string of films in the 1970s helped establish a new vein of cinema in India. In addition to his award-winning dramas, Benegal has made dozens of documentaries, including one about Indian film great Satyajit Ray.
Shyam Benegal is one of India’s most prolific filmmakers. He’s known for his important role in the new wave of Indian cinema and for creating films that are sensitive to the role of women in Indian society.
Filmspotting co-host, and editor or ThinkChristian.net Josh Larsen joined Eight Forty-Eight to review the new Steven Soderbergh action film Haywire. And WBEZ culture reporter Alison Cuddy joined the conversation to discuss some other films with strong female characters.