Monday, August 10, 2020
Intersectional Feminism—Desi Style!

Interviews

In this series, we feature people and organisations who have done groundbreaking work in the field of gender, sexuality, women’s rights and the likes to get an insight into their lives and their work. More and more people are joining the feminist movement and working on gender and we wish to bring them in the limelight, one life at a time.

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Reviewing ‘A Suitable Girl’: Move Over 'Indian Matchmaking' To See The Bigger Picture

Reviewing ‘A Suitable Girl’: Move Over ‘Indian Matchmaking’ To See The Bigger Picture

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Indian Matchmaking follows the lives of Indian individuals trying to get married through a matchmaker based in Mumbai, Sima Taparia. Another lesser known Netflix venture that she was a part of, was a documentary titled 'A Suitable Girl'.
Film Review: Shakuntala Devi – A Problematic Portrayal That Barely Touches Upon Her Genius

Film Review: Shakuntala Devi – A Problematic Portrayal That Barely Touches Upon Her Genius

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This is a narrative based on a ‘true story’ as seen through the eyes of a daughter, that is, Shakuntala Devi’s daughter Anupama Banerji. In doing so, unfortunately, this film has reduced the life of the late Guinness-record-holding 'human calculator' to just her motherhood.
An Essential Watch List To Understanding Feminism

An Essential Watch List To Understanding Feminism

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This is not an exhaustive watch list, but it is definitely something to start with, to navigate your way towards taking a step forward in constructing a positive discourse to understand feminism.