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Afterthoughts on Sinema Showoff! Masala Mix 2

28 October 2010

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Afterthoughts on Sinema Showoff! Masala Mix 2

Rojak.

That was the word that first popped into my mind after all six films were screened. And aptly so; after all, the event was named Masala Mix for a reason, no?

There are always inherent problems in expecting an “Indian film” made by local filmmakers. What really defines a film as Indian? Going in a similar tangent, what for that matter, is a Singaporean film?

I think such clear distinctions for a local brand of Indian film do not yet exist. It is very much up to local filmmakers to shape the contours of what qualifies as an “Indian film”.

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