The Female Gaze w/ Ahendrila Goswami | Piku | The Namesake

1:53:21
 
공유
 

Manage episode 337325654 series 2984103
Player FM과 저희 커뮤니티의 Queen Is Dead 콘텐츠는 모두 원 저작자에게 속하며 Player FM이 아닌 작가가 저작권을 갖습니다. 오디오는 해당 서버에서 직접 스트리밍 됩니다. 구독 버튼을 눌러 Player FM에서 업데이트 현황을 확인하세요. 혹은 다른 팟캐스트 앱에서 URL을 불러오세요.

In this very special episode, Dhruv and Amartya welcome High on Films writer Ahendrila Goswami to talk about some essential feminist film theory and then apply it to two special films that they feel establish a different form of looking compared to mainstream cinema - Shoojit Sircar & Juhi Chaturvedi's "Piku," & Mira Nair and Sooni Taraporevala's adaptation of Jhumpa Lahiri's "The Namesake."
To listen to an extended discussion of Laura Mulvey's seminal essay, "Visual Pleasure and Narrative Cinema," and the conceptual use of this "gaze" in these two films specifically, check out the full episode!
"Visual Pleasure and Narrative Cinema": https://www.amherst.edu/system/files/media/1021/Laura%2520Mulvey,%2520Visual%2520Pleasure.pdf
Ahendrila's Essays referenced in this episode:
1. Creating an Ashoke Ganguli of his Own: Irrfan Khan in "The Namesake" (2006): https://www.highonfilms.com/irrfan-khan-in-the-namesake/
2. Exploring the Paradox of Freedom in "Great Freedom" (2021): https://www.highonfilms.com/great-freedom-2021-essay/
3. Shardul Thakur Comes Out of the Closet: A Nuanced Portrayal of Queerness in "Badhaai Do" (2022): https://www.highonfilms.com/badhaai-do-2022-queer-analysis/.
Time Codes:
[00:00 - 06:24] - Intro
[06:25 - 31:18] - Film Theory; Contemporary Examples of Male Gaze.
[31:19 - 01:08:18] - Piku
[01:08:19 - 01:47:48] - The Namesake
[01:47:49 - 01:53:21] - Outro
Follow our Instagram page: https://instagram.com/queenisdead.filmpodcast
Do hit 'Follow' on Spotify if you haven't already to help the podcast reach more people!
You can also follow Ahendrila:
https://twitter.com/ahendrila_g
Follow us on Letterboxd at:
Ahendrila - https://letterboxd.com/ahendrila/
Amartya - https://letterboxd.com/amartya/
Dhruv - https://letterboxd.com/aterminalcinema/

--- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/queenisdead/support

69 에피소드