We work with culture and rights


Our Distribution Initiative

BUY DVDs of documentaries, shorts, specials, animation (and some fiction too) from India, South Asia and the world. LEARN MORE about independent films and filmmakers from India, South Asia and the world. SEARCH FOR FILM DETAILS from a database of nearly 300 films and growing.

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Who are we?

Magic Lantern Foundation is a non-profit group working with culture and rights. Established in 1989, MLF has been involved with: Production of documentary films that explore aesthetics and politics; screening, organising film festivals and disseminating films on issues of social justice, culture and censorship.

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Persistence Resistance 2012

The 5th Edition of our film festival, Persistence Resistance will be held in New Delhi between 9 and 17 February 2012. Spread over four locations across Delhi, Persistence Resistance 2012 will premiere new works from India and the world and present some never seen before films, providing many opportunities for in-depth interaction with filmmakers.

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