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Issue 3.1


Beyond Indian Cinema’s Centenary

edited by the Synoptique Editorial Collective.
Beyond Indian Cinema’s Centenary

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Individual Chapters


Size Zero Begums and Dirty Pictures: The Contemporary Female Star in Bollywood

Tupur Chatterjee

Recycle Industry: The Visual Economy of Remakes in Contemporary Bombay Film Culture

Ramna Walia

Visual Perception and Cultural Memory: Typecast and Typecast(e)ing in Malayalam Cinema

Sujith Kumar Parayil


Death Becomes Her: Bombay Cinema, Nation and Kashmir

Kaushik Bhaumik in conversation with Desire Machine Collective, Guwahati

Questions for Kumar Shahani

Aparna Frank


Critical Review: Kumar Shahani’s Maya Darpan (1972)

Aparna Frank

Srinivas, S. V. Politics as Performance: A Social History of the Telugu Cinema.

Parichay Patra


The Writer in the Film World: Amritlal Nagar’s Seven Years of Film Experience (& Introduction)

Suzanne L. Schulz

Festival Reviews

Is It Dead Yet?: The 42nd Festival du nouveau cinema

Bradley Warren

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