14 PEAKS: NOTHING IS IMPOSSIBLE (2021)

Release Date: 29/11/21 Platform : Netflix Cast: Nirmal Purja, Suchi Purja, Galjen Sherpa, Mingma Sherpa, Lakpa Dendi, Gesman Tamang Director: Torquil Jones “An emotional and thrilling ballad for the indomitable spirit of man” — Ambar Chatterjee There are only 14 mountain peaks in the world that are higher than 8000 meters above seas level. Mount…

TOTALLY UNDER CONTROL (2020)

Release Date: 23/10/2020 Cast: Alex Azar, Charlie Baker, Scott Becker, Taison Bell, Deborah Birx, John Bolton, Michael Bowen, Rick Bright Director: Alex Gibney, Ophelia Harutyunyan, and Suzanne Hillinger A cautionary tale documenting what not to do in times of a pandemic Totally Under Control is a documentary about the mismanagement of the Covid-19 pandemic by the…

SECRETS OF SINAULI (2021)

Release Date: 09/01/2021 Platform: Discovery Plus Presented By: Manoj Bajpayee Directed by: Raghav Jairath Secrets of Sinauli is a resounding slap on the faces of all those who have preached the demeaning Aryan Invasion theory as the genesis of our culture and history Secrets of Sinauli is a documentary about the excavation conducted by the…

THE DISSIDENT (2021)

Release Date: 08/01/2021 Cast: Omar Abdulaziz, Fahrettin Altun, John O. Brennan, Hatice Cengiz, Anthony J. Ferrante, Abdulhamit Gul Director: Bryan Fogel The Dissident captures the silencing of a distinguished journalist in an unforgettable way October 2nd 2018, 60-year-old The Washington Post Columnist Jamal Khashoggi enters the Saudi Arabian consulate to complete formalities that would clear…

THE SIBUK (2020)

Release Date: 06/12/2020 Cast: Rishan Doley, Sekhar Bordoloi, Jadav Payeng, Nayan Bordoloi Director: Nayan Bordoloi “I had an inheritance from my father. It was the moon and the Sun! Now I can roam around the world and spending of it shall never be done!”                      …

SAFARI OF MY LIFE (2020)

Release Date: 27/09/2020 Cast: Klaus Tiedge, Sandra Tiedge, Lucas Tiedge, Lena Tiedge, John Masek Director: Dean Paarman A hypnotic visual presentation of one man’s journey to the wild in pursuit of what fuels his dream and existence When I checked Klaus Tiedge’s Instagram handle and YouTube channel, I was shocked to see that he has…

BAD BOY BILLIONAIRES: INDIA (2020)

Release Date: 02/09/2020 Cast: Vijay Mallya, Nirav Modi, Subrata Roy, and a host of other characters associated with these individuals Director: Dylan Mohan Gray, Johanna Hamilton, Nick Read The series brings nothing new to the fore but it does shake us with some apologetic interviews that are absolutely shocking Bad Boy Billionaires: India is a…

THE GREAT HACK (2019)

Release date: 24/07/2019 Directed By: Karim Amer, Jehane Noujaim Cast: Brittany Kaiser, David Carroll, Paul-Olivier Dehaye, Carole Cadwalladr, Alexander Nix As per the PRWeek.com article dated 17/9/2014, The Bhartiya Janata Party (BJP) used Data Sciences to swing the 2014 election in its favor. In a conference, Arvind Gupta the national technology head of India’s current…

FREE SOLO (2018)

Release Date: 14/12/2018 Cast: Alex Honnold, Tommy Caldwell, Jimmy Chin, Cheyne Lempe, Mikey Schaefer, Sanni McCandless Director: Jimmy Chin, Elizabeth Chai Vasarhelyi Free Solo climbing or free soloing, is a form of rock climbing where the climber (free soloist) climbs alone and without using any ropes, harnesses or other protective equipment, relying entirely on their…

BIRD OF DUSK (2019)

Release Date: 1/2/2019 Director: Sangeeta Datta Cast: Rituparno Ghosh, Prosenjit Chatterjee, Sharmila Tagore, Aparna Sen, Mir, Kaushik Ganguly, Konkana Sen Sharma, Aishwarya Rai, Arjun Rampal. Bird of Dusk is a documentary on the acclaimed and colorful Bengali filmmaker Rituparno Ghosh. The documentary tries to draw a picture of the man as he grows from a…

WILD WILD COUNTRY (2018)

Interviewer : “Sheela we don’t want your Orange People here in America” Ma Anand Sheela : “What can I say …Tough Titties” 😀 😀 😀 Wild Wild Country is a Netflix original documentary series that I am not sure whether or not will be a season wise affair. If you look at its IMDB page,…

AN INSIGNIFICANT MAN (2017)

“An Insignificant Man” is a documentary film by Khushboo Ranka and Vinay Shukla that chronicles the journey of the Indian Politician and Social Activist Arvind Kejriwal through his formation of the “AAM ADMI PARTY” that routed the Congress and Bhartiya Janta Party in the Delhi elections to lay its claim to the throne of Delhi….