An enormous void has been created in world cinema landscape with the passing of Mani Kaul, one of the greatest Indian filmmakers. The least we could do is to cherish his works, spread the word and discuss about them and keep his grand legacy alive.
Here are some writings by and interviews of Mani Kaul. A heartfelt thank you to everyone who helped bring these pieces on to the internet.
- “Communication” (Part of a symposium on THE CINEMA SITUATION, with Kumar Shahani, Adoor Gopalakrishnan, Shyam Benegal and Dileep Padgaonkar, 1977)
- “Towards a Cinematic Object” (Indian Cinema Super Bazaar, 1983)
- “Seen From Nowhere” (1991)
- “An Approach to Naukar Ki Kameez” (Part of a dossier on Mani Kaul by Cinemaya, 1996)
- “Beneath the Surface : Cinematography and Time” (Indian Horizons, 2008)
- “…To Reach the Static” (J.S.Rao, Filmfare Magazine, 1992)
- “At the Flaherty” (Scott MacDonald, A Critical Cinema – 3, 1994)
- “Undivided Space” (Part of a dossier on Mani Kaul by Cinemaya, 1996)
- Assorted Videos (IFFK 2006, Osian 2007)
- Roundup at Film Studies for Free (Catherine Grant, 2011)