Manoj Barpujari

Film Critic, India

Manoj BarpujariManoj Barpujari is an Indian film critic, poet and a journalist. After thirty-plus years, Manoj Barpujari gave up a career in journalism, quitting as the Associate Editor of an influential daily in 2015 to pursue cinema-related research and writing. He has twelve books to his credit, including three titles on cinema, and has been involved in the film society movement. As a freelance writer he contributes to Frontline, The Assam Tribune, Eastern Chronicle, and others. He won the Golden Lotus for best film critic at India's national film awards of 2011. A founder trustee of Indian Film Critics Association, he has been a member of FIPRESCI since 2007.

"Postcards from Leningrad": Depicting Women in Conflict Situations By Manoj Barpujari

in 13rd Kerala International Film Festival

In a time of much confusion and growing complexities... read more

Subtlety in Female Gaze: Wadjda

in 9th Eurasia International Film Festival

Usually, international film festival guests throw pr... read more

Accentuating Trauma and Longing: "White Ant "

in 21st Busan International Film Festival

When a film critic goes for a film, he or she knows ... read more

“The Dark Wind”: Braving the Odds

in 15th Dhaka International Film Festival

The first feature film from Iraq, or anywhere, that ... read more