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International terrorism? Indian popular cinema and the politics of terror
The first decade of the twenty-first century has been marked by the decisive entry into our media landscape of the so-called global war on terror, with countless films and TV series from all over theExpand
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Migration and multiculturalism in Italy: Conflicting narratives of cultural identity
Despite the fact that immigration to Italy is not a new phenomenon, the Italian dominant discourse still treats it like an emergency. This attitude has important consequences for the way in whichExpand
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Introduction – South Asian Diasporas and (imaginary) homelands: why representations still matter
ABSTRACT This special issue of South Asian Diaspora explores how films, literature, photography and social media construct and re-present narratives of homelands and diasporas, as well asExpand
contemporary feminist discourses and practices within and across boundaries: an interview with Avtar Brah
This is a post-peer-review, pre-copyedit version of an article published in Feminist Review. The definitive publisher-authenticated version BRAH, A. and CLINI, C., 2018. Contemporary feministExpand
Critical trends in transnational cinema: Inter-Asian productions and exchanges
ABSTRACT In light of the shift from the first phase to the second phase of transnational cinema studies, this special issue aims to examine a set of practices of transnational cinema that have beenExpand
Diasporic dreams and shattered desires: Displacement, identity and tradition in heaven on earth (Deepa Mehta 2008)
This chapter addresses the question of travel through the analysis of Deepa Mehta’s 2008 film Heaven on Earth. Through the narration of the journey of a young Punjabi bride from India to Canada, theExpand
Something Old, Something New, Something Borrowed. Indian Films, British Networks and the Sikh Diaspora in Italy
This article draws upon a small-scale research undertaken between January and March 2010 amongst a community of Indian Sikhs living in Novellara, a small town located in north-central Italy. TheExpand
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Is everybody Kung Fu fighting? Indian popular cinema and martial arts films
ABSTRACT Hong Kong’s martial arts film have been popular in India since the 1970s (Srinivas 2012, 66) and they have had a profound influence on the Hindi action films of the 1970s-1980s, as martialExpand