Cinema

Cinema

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

Still From Sita's Family

Sita’s Family: A Documentary On Public And Private Struggles For Independence

Sita's Family is a documentary of a daughter diving into the past of her mother Sita who was an activist in the struggle against colonialism.
Prithviraj

On Prithviraj’s Statement And The Long History Of Misogyny in Malayalam Cinema

Actor Prithviraj's statement is a small step in rectifying the decades of misogyny perpetuated in Malayalam cinema.
A Feminist Reading Of Kaabil

A Feminist Reading Of Kaabil

Overall, Kaabil had a crumbling plotline, held together by a good cinematography and brilliant acting. But it reinforced what it was trying to disprove; the belief that the visually impaired are weak.
A Feminist Reading Of Hidden Figures

A Feminist Reading Of Hidden Figures

The story of a team of African-American women mathematicians who served a vital role in NASA during the early years of the US space program.
Rangoon Poster

Jaanbaaz Julia Is All Sass, No Substance: A Feminist Reading Of Rangoon

Vishal Bhardwaj’s Rangoon is a love triangle with filmstar and darling of the masses, Jaanbaaz Julia (Kangana Ranaut) at its apex. Julia must choose...
Lipstick Under My Burkha Movie Still

The Hypocrisy Of Censorship: Lipstick Under My Burkha Vs Films By CBFC’s Nihalani

Lipstick Under My Burkha was banned for being displaying lady-oriented fantasies. Now is a good time to revisit the CBFC Chairman's films of yore.
Bollywood movie posters reflect the changing ways we've viewed women - damsels in distress, sexualized bodies, and recently, feminist icons.

The Evolution Of Bollywood Movie Posters And What They Tell Us About The Society...

Bollywood movie posters reflect the changing ways we've viewed women - damsels in distress, sexualized bodies, and recently, feminist icons.
A Feminist Reading Of Dangal

A Feminist Reading Of Dangal

In Dangal, nationalism takes over feminism and women's agency gets lost in the name of "women's empowerment".
A Feminist Reading Of Kahaani 2: Durga Rani Singh

A Feminist Reading Of Kahaani 2: Durga Rani Singh

Kahaani 2 is a gut-wrenching portrayal of an issue we still aren’t comfortable to talk about. For once, the issue of child sexual abuse isn’t treated as just one of the many things, rather, it is the central premise of the movie through which a lot of other things are scrutinised.
A Feminist Reading Of Dear Zindagi

A Feminist Reading Of Dear Zindagi

Dear Zindagi is a film of our times about Kaira (Alia Bhatt) leading a life on her own terms and trying to cope with the difficulties that arise due to not conforming to a more traditional gender role, including working a fixed-salaried job, getting married, not expressing opinions before elders and being with a single partner for life.

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Dear World, Thank You. Sincerely, A Fat Girl.

I am a fat girl who has survived this world, and this is my letter of gratitude to every person that has aided my self-acceptance.
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Analysing The Caste Bias In Private Sector Employment

The private sector prides itself on being "beyond" caste, class & gender barriers. Why then, are most firms dominated by the savarna castes?