Art House Cinema

Dedicated To Meaningful Indian Cinema
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About Art House Cinema

Dedicated to the beautiful form of art called Cinema, Art House Cinema is a project to bring the Parallel, Avant-Garde, New Wave, Art, Odessa Collective, Middle Path and every other genre of films and film makers who went another step farther from being mere entertainers. This is a tribute and an effort to introduce the current generation to the wonders of Indian Cinema.

  • Hindi
  • Bengali
  • Assamese
  • Marathi
  • Punjabi
  • Odia

Manthan (1976)

Manthan is a 1976 Hindi Film directed by Shyam Benegal. Set in the backdrop of rural Gujarat, the film tells the story of the White revolution..

The Wife’s Letter (2016)

Streer Potro, or the Wife’s Letter turned out to be another avant-garde piece of Cinema from Aneek Chaudhuri’s closet.

Aparoopa (1982)

Aparoopa is a 1982 Assamese film by noted film maker Jahnu Barua. Produced by NFDC, and with Suhasini Muley, Girish Karnad and Sushil Goswami in lead roles, it was Barua's first feature film. Aparoopa went on to win the National Award for the best regional film in 1982.

Marathi Cinema – From Phalke to Manjule

It all began when a man with a hint of insanity foresaw the possibility that one day the people in this country will fall in love with moving pictures projected on a big blank screen.

Anhe Ghore Da Daan (2011)

Anhe Ghode Da Daan is a 2011 Punjabi film directed by Gurvinder Singh. Based on a Punjabi novel by the same name written by Gurdial Singh, this internationally acclaimed film depicts the plight of the farmers and small time farm labourers in Punjab.

    Maya Miriga (1984)

    Maya Miriga (The Mirage) is a 1984 Odia film directed by Nirad N. Mohapatra.

    • Satyajit Ray
    • Mrinal Sen
    • Bimal Roy
    • Mani Kaul

    Pather Panchali (1955)

    Pather Panchali (Song of the little road) is a 1955 Bengali film directed by Satyajit Ray. The film is based on Bengali author Bibhutibhushan Bandopadhyay's novel by the same name, published in 1929. This film is regarded as a landmark film in the history of Indian and World Cinema and is considered as one of the best films ever made.

      Bhuvan Shome (1969)

      Bhuvan Shome is a 1969 Hindi film directed by Mrinal Sen. Based on a story by Balai Chandra Mukhopadhyay, this film is considered a landmark in the Modern Indian Cinema. This film is one of the earliest attempts at what came to be known as art house or new wave cinema in India.

        Bandini (1963)

        Bandini is a 1963 Hindi film directed by Bimal Roy, based on a Bengali novel Tamasi written by Charu Chandra Chakraborty. A female centric film, Bandini is considered the best film made by Bimal Roy and one of the crowning achievements of the Indian Cinema.

        Uski Roti (1970)

        Uski Roti (Eng: Our Daily Bread) is a 1970 Hindi film made by Mani Kaul. The first film of Mani Kaul, Uski Roti is based on a story by the same name by Mohan Rakesh. It is considered a landmark in the history of New Wave Cinema in India.

          • Experimental Cinema
          • Avant-Garde
          • New Cinema Movement

          Ship of Theseus (2012)

          Ship of Thesus is a 2012 Hindi/ English film directed by Anand Gandhi. Based on the Theseus paradox of Plutarch, this film tries to explore the question of existence and of being.

          The Wife’s Letter (2016)

          Streer Potro, or the Wife’s Letter turned out to be another avant-garde piece of Cinema from Aneek Chaudhuri’s closet.

            Bhuvan Shome (1969)

            Bhuvan Shome is a 1969 Hindi film directed by Mrinal Sen. Based on a story by Balai Chandra Mukhopadhyay, this film is considered a landmark in the Modern Indian Cinema. This film is one of the earliest attempts at what came to be known as art house or new wave cinema in India.