I want to watch my film in a local theatre

Parshathy J.Nath DECEMBER 20, 2016 16:26 IST UPDATED: DECEMBER 20, 2016 20:08 IST http://www.thehindu.com/entertainment/movies/“I-want-to-watch-my-film-in-a-local-theatre”/article16911863.ece  Leena Manimekalai’s new project, The Sunshine, traces the journey of a displaced young refugee separated from his childhood sweetheart. PARSHATHY J. NATH has the details “I was this

What is it like to be a refugee?

DECCAN CHRONICLE. | MERIN JAMES Published Dec 1, 2016, 12:00 am IST Updated Dec 1, 2016, 12:50 am IST https://www.deccanchronicle.com/entertainment/kollywood/011216/what-is-it-like-to-be-a-refugee.html Leena Manimekalai’s project The Sunshine explores the life of a young man who flees from the war-torn northern Sri Lanka. Chennai-based independent filmmaker,

Female Idol Blog Series: An Interview With Leena Manimekalai – wmfindia.com

Link: http://www.wmfindia.com/blogs/female-idol-blog-series-an-interview-with-leena-manimekalai/   I open all interviews with a small paragraph about what it contains, what can the readers expect etc. – but today I won’t. (Because) And this is what I told Leena when I finished the interview: reading your

‘Women in India need to explore their sexuality’–Leena Manimekalai

by Neeti Jayachander | May 22, 2016, 7:26 AM IST https://www.femina.in/achievers/author-leena-manimekalai-on-why-she-is-unafraid-5280.html   In a time, space and society when the notion of love still conforms itself to the man-woman relationship, Chennai-based poet, filmmaker and activist Leena Manimekalai has caused quite a stir

Muse India – Issue 54 : March – April2014

  Leena Manimekalai: In Interview with Rajaram Brammarajan  Leena Manimekalai is a poet, film maker and activist committed to social justice. She has made a dozen films about the dynamics of caste, gender, globalization in contemporary Indian society, art therapy,

Chennai Documentary Film Maker’s Visual Petition – The New Indian Express Report

By G Babu Jayakumar – CHENNAI Published: 12th February 2014 07:30 AM Last Updated: 12th February 2014 07:30 AM Photos Leena Manimekalai | P Ravikumar Stringing seven real-life disparate stories on the disappearance of innocent people in Sri Lanka to gether, Chennai-based film

தினத்தந்தி ஞாயிறு மலரில் வெளியான நேர்காணல்


இனத்துரோகி என்னும் பட்டத்தை ஏற்கத் தயார் – லீனா மணிமேகலை நேர்காணல்

http://www.hellotamilcinema.com/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=569%3A2012-02-02-11-26-33&catid=37%3Agetaways&Itemid=397 மாற்று சினிமா என்பது நெருப்பு ஆறு. இங்கே யாருக்கும் அதன் அருகில் போகத் துணிச்சல் இல்லை. லீனா அந்த நெருப்பாற்றை நீந்திக் கடந்து கொடியை நாட்டியவர். சர்வதேச அளவில் இந்தியாவை பிரதிநிதித்துவப் படுத்தும் சில இயக்குனர்களில் ஒருவர். ராமேஸ்வரம் கடல் பரப்பில் இன்று விழும் ஒவ்வொரு பிணத்தையும் மருத்துவ அறிவைக் கொண்டல்ல; சர்வதேச அரசியல்

No holds barred – Interview in The Hindu

  SUDHISH KAMATH    LIFE & STYLE » METROPLUS  CHENNAI, December 29, 2011  The HinduFiery Filmmaker Leena Manimekalai Photo: Thulasi Kakkat RE-IN Brutally honest and emotionally raw, Leena Manimekalai speaks about her controversial and acclaimed film ‘Sengadal’ and her life’s many

‘My protagonists are like shamans’ – TEHELKA Interview

Published Version   PROTEST INC ‘My protagonists are like shamans’ Leena Manimekalai’s latest film, based on the ethnic war in Sri Lanka, has been refused a clearance by the CBFC. The documentary filmmaker tells Aastha Atray Banan why she will