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Sita Sings the Blues

Asian Persuasians

George Heymont | Posted 08.29.2014 | Arts
George Heymont

Western culture isn't always what it's cracked up to be. Comparative studies of Judeo-Christian versus Eastern religions and philosophies reveal much greater depth and breadth in some areas of Shintoism, Taoism, Hinduism, Confucianism, and Buddhism.

Just Relax and Enjoy It

George Heymont | Posted 10.24.2013 | Arts
George Heymont

A series of shorts that were screened at the recent Frameline 37 Film Festival revealed thrilling combinations of imagination and technique. Some were animated, some were not. What each film boasted, however, was an abundance of fantastical possibilities.

Sita Sings the Cosmic Freakin' Blues

Network Awesome | Posted 11.12.2011 | Entertainment
Network Awesome

Imagine that you've moved from San Francisco to Trivandrum in Kerala, India, to be with your husband. Six months later you fly to New York for a week. While stateside your beloved husband sends you an email saying, "don't come back, I want a divorce". What do you do?

'Sita Sings The Blues' Brings Out The Bullies

Saumya Arya Haas | Posted 09.24.2011 | Religion
Saumya Arya Haas

While I loved the film, I also felt sympathetic to people who are hurt and offended by what feels like an attack on their faith. I support anyone who wants to screen the film, but this is a game-changer.

It's a Small World After All (VIDEOS)

George Heymont | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
George Heymont

Three independent full-length animation features have such strong storytelling techniques, such brilliant artwork, and such quirky appeal that they should not be overlooked.

Interview with Nina Paley, Animator and Director of Sita Sings the Blues, a Fantastic Jazz Musical Retelling of the Ramayana

Alex Remington | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Alex Remington

American cartoonist Nina Paley has one of the hottest indie movies around, Sita Sings the Blues (rating: 86), her animated retelling of the classic Hi...

Sita Sings the Blues: A Vibrant Ramayana Retelling with Humor and Pathos

Alex Remington | Posted 01.25.2010 | Entertainment
Alex Remington

Cartoonist Nina Paley spent six years making Sita Sings the Blues, a tragic love story about a prince named Rama who suspects his wife Sita has been unfaithful.

Top Ten Greatest Films of 2009

Stanton Peele | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Stanton Peele

It's that time of year again, the time when film critics and aficionados remind you of those great films - most of which you missed. Here are the top 10 movies of 2009.

Sita Sings The Blues (VIDEO)

SitaSingsTheBlues.com | Nina Paley | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Sita Sings the Blues is a story about Sita, a goddess separated from her beloved Lord and husband Rama and Nina, an animator whose husband moves to In...