A guide to the study of Indian cinema
- Paperback / softback, 248 pages, 244 mm x 170 mm
- 31 Jan 2012
- Trentham Books Ltd
K. Moti Gokulsing
1. From Vision to Screen Reality - The film making process - The role of technology - How an Indian movie is made - Cast and crew 2. Theoretical approaches to the study of Indian cinema and its audience - Theoretical approaches to the study of Indian cinema - Audience/spectator studies and audience segmentation 3. When Bollywood goes to war - The contributions of Indian cinema to nation building - Important nationalist and patriotic themes in Indian cinema 4. A Passage out of India - Diasporic Indian filmmakers' contributions to Indian Cinema 5. Behind the Curtain - Some examples of iconic directors; music composers/ lyricists/playback singers; - choreographers and designers 6. From Theory to Practice - Case studies of filmic analysis using some of the theoretical approaches discussed in Chapter 2 - How to study Indian cinema-some pedagogical considerations 7. Exporting filmic culture - The corporatisation of the film industry; insurance; the role of advertising and marketing 8. The Price of Globalisation - The government strikes back through taxation, censorship and film classification
From Aan to Lagaan is a unique critical guide to one of the greatest dream-factories in the world. It is the first time that a compilation has avoided the shame of hagiography and the obscurity of pretentious academia.