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In this section, find analysis of Indian feminist cinema, listicles and reviews of movies and films by Feminism in India.

Film Review: Yeh Ballet Pushes Us To Work A Little Harder

Film Review: Yeh Ballet Pushes Us To Work A Little Harder For Our Dreams

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Yeh Ballet are films based on the lives of Amiruddin Shah and Manish Chauhan. These two young artists made their way out of the struggling life in Mumbai into the ballet world.
Indian Women Living In The Shade Of Manic Pixie Dream Girl, It’s Time We Kill This Darling!

Indian Women Living In The Shade Of Manic Pixie Dream Girl, It’s Time We...

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In reel or real life, the Manic Pixie Dream Girl exists because the idea of a woman’s world revolving around a man’s problems hasn’t been entirely banished.
Film Review: Ghar Ki Murgi Doesn’t Ruffle Any Feathers This International Women’s Day

Film Review: Ghar Ki Murgi Doesn’t Ruffle Any Feathers This International Women’s Day

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Ghar Ki Murgi has all the tropes of a film about a housewife: a restlessly whistling pressure cooker, a multi-tasking demure housewife, a husband who is busy and demanding, whiny children, and a bustling household.
Sexual Harassment At Workplace: When Kamal Hassan Forced A Kiss On Rekha

Sexual Harassment At Workplace: When Kamal Hassan Forced A Kiss On Rekha

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During the shooting of this movie, Kamal Hassan was 32, and Rekha was 16 years old, respectively. At first glance, this scene may seem tragic yet beautiful until Rekha revealed the dark backstory of this scene.
Film Review: Guilty Attempts At Providing Nuance For The #MeToo Movement

Film Review: Guilty Attempts At Providing Nuance For The #MeToo Movement

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The latest Netflix original Guilty set in a premier progressive college of Delhi, called St. Martin explores this forced ambiguity in the #MeToo movement in many ways possible.
Short Film Devi Zooms In On The Intersectional Nature Of India's Rape Culture

Short Film Devi Zooms In On The Intersectional Nature Of India’s Rape Culture

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Priyanka Banerjee's short film Devi is a heart breaking story which one should endure. Within a short period, the film covers tremendous ground in creating a more informed outlook towards rape.
Film Review: Trance Takes Mental Health Support For Men Seriously

Film Review: Trance Takes Mental Health Support For Men Seriously

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Through Trance (2020), a film that has recently hit Keralite households across India and the diaspora, a unique conversation is possible about life as we know it, and mental health.
Film Review: Thappad Is Not Just About A Slap, But About Its Male Entitlement

Film Review: Thappad Is Not Just About A Slap, But About Its Male Entitlement

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Thappad which translates to “slap” is an effective story of assertion of single woman who is not just against a single slap but against normalization of male entitlement, perpetuated by generations of societal conditioning, both by men and women.
Shubh Mangal Zyada Saavdhan: The Need For Nuance, But Still A Good Start

Shubh Mangal Zyada Saavdhan: There’s A Need For Nuance, But Still A Good Start

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Shubh Mangal Zyada Saavdhan is groundbreaking, but it's only a start. We mustn't stop demanding increased and nuanced LGBTQIA+ representation in pop-culture.
Film Review: Hellaro —Feminist Tale That Cuts A Deep Wound In The Prison Of Patriarchy

Film Review: Hellaro—Feminist Tale That Cuts A Deep Wound In The Prison Of Patriarchy

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Hellaro is a triumphant tale of pitting female expression against male suppression. Set in the time of emergency, i.e. the early 70s, the film revolves around the life of 13 women in a fictional village.

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Why Is Sex Or Sexuality Education In Indian Schools Still A Taboo?

Why Is Sex Or Sexuality Education In Indian Schools Still A Taboo?

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It has often been observed that there is lack of awareness not only with regard to ‘homosexuality’ but also ‘menstruation’. In spite of having discussions around teenage pregnancy, there is also a lack of awareness around safe sex.

“The Sex Which Is Not One”: Vaginismus And The Construction Of Female Sexuality

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It is always important to keep in mind that vaginismus is a common occurrence among women and it should always be seen as any other ailment.
Men’s “Lockdown” Anxiety About Creeping Feminism Could Trigger A Painful Tsunami Of Reform

Men’s “Lockdown” Anxiety About Creeping Feminism Could Trigger A Painful Tsunami Of Reform

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This is why the 21-day lockdown is a critical test of who is fittest. We cannot let this manxiety that goes on to fuel a feminist coup, become the status quo.