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Depictions of Post-9/11 South Asian Racial Profiling in Indian Cinema

TransMissions: The Journal of Film and Media Studies 2016, vol.1, no. 2, pp. 78-88. Kaja Łuczynska Jagiellonian University   Depictions of Post-9/11 South Asian Racial Profiling in Indian Cinema Abstract: Events that took place in USA on 11th September 2001 had a profound influence on the American culture, politics and society. It is very often […]

Postcolonial adaptations of classic British literature

TransMissions: The Journal of Film and Media Studies 2016, vol.1, no. 2, pp. 79-89. Bartłomiej Nowak   Postcolonial adaptations of classic British literature   Abstract: The article is an attempt of re-reading selected film adaptations of the classic British literature. The author confronts them with the images of history, British culture and ‘Others’ that are […]

Transnational Bodies of Yogis: A Flow from Analogue Photography to Social Media

TransMissions: The Journal of Film and Media Studies 2016, vol.1, no. 2, pp. 90-99. Bilge Gölge Bilkent University   Transnational Bodies of Yogis: A Flow from Analogue Photography to Social Media   Abstract In the initial stages of “modern, transnational yoga”, the image of the Indian yogi in a yoga pose became an effective medium […]

Tamil Documentary Naali: Low-End Technology and Subaltern History

TransMissions: The Journal of Film and Media Studies 2016, vol.1, no.1, pp. 5-20 Swarnavel Eswaran Pillai Michigan State University Tamil Documentary Naali: Low-End Technology and Subaltern History   Abstract My essay on the significant Tamil social activist documentary Naali/The Stream (Dirs. Murugavel and Lakshmanan, 2012) makes a strong case against the displacement of the indigenous […]

Minority representation in ‘The Digital’: Narratives from Christian Communities in Delhi

TransMissions: The Journal of Film and Media Studies 2016, vol.1, no.1, pp. 21-36 Rajan Benson MICA, Ahmedabad   Minority representation in ‘The Digital’: Narratives from Christian Communities in Delhi    Abstract Technology has become ubiquitous in modern life, propagating digital media as a means to social equity and empowerment. Digital culture is believed to provide […]