Exploring Cinema

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his task gives you a chance to explore the world of alternative cinema!

What’s alternative cinema?
Alternative cinema which is also called as parallel cinema is cinema which represents the Indian culture at various platforms. They aren’t commercial, so no item songs and nonsensical masala.

They deal with various social and cultural issues and beautifully represent the nuance aspects of different cultures.

Some of the famous directors include Satyajit Ray, Deepa Mehta.

So, what’s the task?
Take any one movie, any language which talks about a social problem.
Analyse the movie, its relevance today and the problem.
Also talk about the representation of the particular culture in the movie.
So, for example, I take The movie, “water” by Deepa Mehta, I will, not only talk about the problems of Child widows but also explore in depth the culture of Bengal, their costumes, food, political and social backgrounds and so on.

Finally, Do you think that alternate cinema needs more attention?
Do you think it’s contributing in making Heritage fun?

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