Ray Dolby passes away: What was the audio pioneer’s Indian connection?
Oscar Award-winning sound designer Resul Pookutty talked about it on Twitter
Ray Dolby, owner of Dolby Laboratories, passed away at his home in San Francisco, Thursday. He was suffering from Alzheimer’s disease for several years. He was 80. Dolby is known for inventing the Dolby noise-reduction system and surround sound, a technology still used in the process of filmmaking and music.
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When Hari Got Married movie review: The Great Indian Wedding in the Himalayas!
An endearing documentary about a taxi driver’s wedding in Dharamsala – home to the Dalai Lama – in the foothills of one of the world’s most famous mountain ranges
Take any hit Bollywood movie or Hindi daily soap, and you know it revolves around a wedding or two. Reality shows too have used this formula time and again, whether for a Rakhi Ka Swayamvar or a show like Band Baaja Bride.
It’s not surprising then that Ritu Sarin and Tenzing Sonam’s documentary on the wedding of Hari Desh, their local taxi driver in Dharamsala, gathered a lot of curiosity. But what is it that makes When Hari Got Married so appealing to audiences who are not accustomed to watching this format of filmmaking? Click here to read more
Dharamshala International Film Festival: Shahid, Shanghai, Gattu, Deool, Miss Lovely to be screened
The festival will be held from November 1-4, 2012
The Dharamshala International Film Festival 2012 opened today and will be held till November 4, 2012. The festival’s opening night film is Hansal Mehta’s Shahid. This year’s festival regulars like Miss Lovely, Deool, Kshay, Shanghai, Gattu and Senna will also be screened at the event, apart from other interesting international fare. In fact, Ashim Ahluwalia’s Miss Lovely is the closing night film. Click here to read more