Special Topics in Fine Arts: Films About the Diaspora (South Asian)

This class focuses on Diaspora of South Asians, specifically India. In the attached document “Final question for FFAR” will be found the 2 suggested questions to make the final paper. Choose any of the two, which ever more you are more comfortable with. Here is a list of the movies we’ve watched in class, as the gist of the essay relies on the connections made with these films:
-Swades, Deepa Mehta
-Sam and Me
– Bend it like Beckham
– Bride and Prejudice
-Mississipi Masala
-Monsoon wedding
-The NAMESAKE, Jumpha Lahiri
– The Reluctant Fundamentalist