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A Library Of Unsolicited Trauma: Facebook, ‘Dick Pics’ And Childhood Trauma

Editor’s Note: This month, that is February 2021, FII and The Minor Project are looking for article submissions on the topic of Narrating Violence and Trauma from...

Japanese Anime: Deconstructing The ‘Strong’ Female Character Tropes

The 'strong' female character tropes in Japanese anime continue to be served within rigid moulds that quite evidently satisfy the male gaze.

Book Review: Sleeping On Jupiter By Anuradha Roy

Anuradha Roy’s Sleeping on Jupiter was longlisted for the Man Booker Prize but despite widespread international recognition, it created barely a ripple in the Indian mainstream conscience.

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Anaahat (2003): Niyog Pratha & Women’s Sexual Freedom In Amol Palekar’s Film

Amol Palekar's movie Anaahat (2003), a Marathi film (Anaahat means Eternity), poses several questions about Niyog Pratha and emphasises on a woman's choice to explore her sexual freedom.

Drishyam 2 Review: A Cinematic Universe Founded On Victim Blaming

Drishyam 2 is the latest addition in mainstream entertainment cinema that plays into the tropes of popular morality that distorts women’s agency.

Analysis Of Sir (2018): Blatant Invisibilisation Of Caste Privilege

Starring Tilottama Shome and Vivek Gomber, Is Love Enough, Sir? is marketed as a progressive ‘love story’ between a man and his domestic worker that breaks societal barriers.

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