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  • Mrinal Sen & his “Post-Mortem” of the Postcolonial Bengali Middle-Class

    I first watched Mrinal Sen's Interview (1971) during my undergrad years in an attempt to watch as many “intellectual” films from the campus library as I could.

  • Brother Ronald Drahozal: An appreciation

    Brother Ronald, or just Brother as he was popularly known, was born to Frank and Mary Drahozal in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, in 1937. How this “corn country” farm boy made his way to this part of the world is a story that is intriguing and a compelling testimony to his dedication, compassion, and spirituality.


    When you meet Ayub Bachchu off stage, it is easy enough to forget that he is a legendary rockstar. The signs are there, of course—in his all-black attire, the exclusive guitars that he fiddles with from time to time and the constant influx of different types of people hoping for an audience with the king of rock.

  • The Last Letter

    Ekattorer Janani' and freedom fighter Rama Chowdhury breathed her last after a long battle with illness on September 3.