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Posts from — July 2008

Film Fest: Calls for entries

Two film fests — Tri-Continental Film Festival, India 2009 and the 9th International Indigenous Film and Video Festival, Bolivia — have announced call for entries. The deadline for Tri-Continental is 15 September 2008. [Read more →]

July 31, 2008   No Comments  

Osian mention for Edit Room, a.k.a SubalternCinema


We were delighted to be tipped off by Satyen Bordoloi that Subaltern Cinema was mentioned in Osian Cinefan’s Festival Daily (Dt 14 July, 2008) gave a glowing review to Subaltern Cinema and nominated it as the Website of the day. A little occasion to be smug, just for a day, not longer. The text of the review: [Read more →]

July 30, 2008   No Comments  

Surveillance and subjugation of Tamil actresses

Remember Marion Crane? Remember what Laura Mulvey sought to convey about the patriarchal moorings of the classical film narrative in her defining work, Visual Pleasure and Narrative Cinema? Marion Crane of Psycho stands out from the multitude of Hitchcock’s female stars in one respect. When it comes to defining the victimhood engendered by the male gaze, Marion Crane succeeded remarkably well. She expressed well [Read more →]

July 30, 2008   No Comments