Afterthoughts on Sinema Showoff! Masala Mix 21 min readReading Time: < 1 minute
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”.