CROSSING BORDERS WITH CINEMA
Amitava Nag

Like several other cultural forms, Cinema has been a powerful medium that has transcended the sternest borders to reach the common man. While diasporic filmmakers contextualise their histories in adopted regions, some filmmakers interpret universal ideas into powerful films that impact the aesthetic and intellectual sensibilities of cinema addicts worldwide; or they connect with the masses as do the “rush” of Hollywood and Bollywood films. Amitava Nag traces a few filmmakers whose films have migrated and “stayed” with audiences across the world.

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