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Beyond Bollywood

The Cultural Politics of South Asian Diasporic Film

By Jigna Desai

Routledge – 2004 – 296 pages

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Description

Beyond Bollywood is the first comprehensive look at the emergence, development, and significance of contemporary South Asian diasporic cinema. From a feminist and queer perspective, Jigna Desai explores the hybrid cinema of the "Brown Atlantic" through a close look at films in English from and about South Asian diasporas in the United States, Canada, and Britain, including such popular films as My Beautiful Laundrette, Fire, Monsoon Wedding, and Bend it Like Beckham.

Author Bio

Jigna Desai is Assistant Professor of Women's Studies at the University of Minnesota. She lives in Minneapolis.

Name: Beyond Bollywood: The Cultural Politics of South Asian Diasporic Film (Paperback)Routledge 
Description: By Jigna Desai. Beyond Bollywood is the first comprehensive look at the emergence, development, and significance of contemporary South Asian diasporic cinema. From a feminist and queer perspective, Jigna Desai explores the hybrid cinema of the "Brown...
Categories: Media & Film Studies, Gender & Cinema, World Cinema