Faces | Plabita Borthakur

I believe any good story portrayed interestingly makes a good movie. But I do believe in types, not for the filmmaker to look out for, but for when I want to watch a film. I often feel like watching realistic stories and beautiful narrations but sometimes I also feel like watching slapstick comedies, thriller or silly rom-coms depending on my mood.  Continue reading Faces | Plabita Borthakur

Faces | Kirthi Jayakumar

When patriarchy subverted equality, the male was dominant, and the female was subjugated. But gender, you see, is fluid. This fluidity allows for one who may identify as male to also identify with certain aspects of female, or, for one born as male to identify as a female. This fluidity was seen as anomalous, for it was not considered “normal” or “acceptable” for the dominant to identify as the subjugated. So feminising the rhetoric by putting women back into the dialogue will create an equal space where no one is seen as the dominant or the subjugated, and therefore, fluidity will not be an anomaly. Anyone who professes the view that feminism is equality and works from this space, and views and acts and respects another human being from that standpoint is a feminist. Continue reading Faces | Kirthi Jayakumar