New Generation Malayalam Cinema and its Various Manifestations

Film Club, in Association with PG Department of English, organized a talk on 6th October, 2022 with Mr. Harinarayanan S as the invited guest of the day, on the topic “New Generation Malayalam Cinema and its Various Manifestations”. The inaugural session focused on the deconstruction strategies used in New Generation Malayalam Films thereby revamping the hitherto notions on power, stardom and gender. The event was coordinated by Dr Krishna Sunder (film club coordinator) and Ms. Nayana Suresh (Joint coordinator, Film Club). Coordinated by Dr. Poornima, a national Seminar was organized on ‘Refocusing the Perspective: Body, Identity and Stardom in Malayalam Cinema’, in collaboration with Kerala State Higher Education Council, Trivandrum, on 20th and 21st October, 2022. Dr. Ratheesh Radhakrishnan, Associate Professor, Department of Humanities and Social Sciences, IIT Bombay, Mumbai, Filmmaker Mr. Zakariya and Dr Aparna Nandakumar, the resource persons for the day, interacted with the students. Alumni Lecture series 3: An online Alumni Talk on Film Adaptation was given by Dr. Parvathy Gopinath (Alumna, B.A. & M.A. English, 2007-12) on 22nd October, 2022. She elaborated on the Theoretical Aspects Of Adaptation Studies and introduced many literary works which were adapted into films.

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