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AMMA ARIYAN (Report to Mother) Dir. John Abraham, 1986, Malayalam

You know me, Mother, don’t you. You know everything about me. I will keep you informed about everything that I come across, until the end of the journey. Just see … Continue reading

October 18, 2015 · 1 Comment

LAL SALAAM! (Red Salute) – Naxalite Cinema: a Video Essay

A Video Essay on the representation of Naxalism in Indian Cinema from the Past and Present.

March 30, 2012 · Leave a comment

LAND AND FREEDOM (Dir. Ken Loach, 1995, UK/Spain/Germany/Italy) – Transformative Political Cinema

The POUM militia – The Workers Party of Marxist Unification. ‘Come, join in the only battle wherein no man can fail, Where whoso fadeth and dieth, yet his deed shall … Continue reading

March 14, 2012 · 3 Comments


UK-based Film Scholar and PhD Researcher (Indian Parallel Cinema) at The University of Manchester (AHRC 2015).

Previously Head of Film (2003 – 2016) at Aquinas College, Stockport.


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