Posts by wadmin

From Modeling to Interview- Rewriting Fame

Posted by on Nov 22, 2019 in Blog, Critic's Area | 0 comments

As I work on five publications, I am developing Samita Nandy Productions – It is an immense honor to be able to return to production after 15 years of documentary filmmaking that I started with Premiere Cinematic Productions but put it on hold for my Ph.D. and post-doctoral journey. In this creative journey, I crossed paths with photographer Christine Mooijer from Amsterdam and received an honor to model for her project called “Under Pressure” – a visual critique of Hollywood’s American Dream that started with actors in Los Angeles this year. As the author of Fame in...

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Feminist Stories in Bridging Gaps – Reflections

Posted by on May 4, 2019 in Blog, Critic's Area | 0 comments

                    I finally shared my opinion piece on #MeToo https://www.browngirlmagazine.com/2019/03/metoo-finding-my-voice-post-weinstein-era/ Huge thanks to Texas-based Brown Girl Magazine for publishing it. More at the end of my previous op-ed published by Feminism in India, which marked the start of my Ph.D. in Australia: https://feminisminindia.com/2019/02/01/overcame-trauma-found-voice/ How can these stories make a social change? What is the art of storytelling, literal and visual? Earlier this year, I had the privilege of reflecting on a couple of poignant articles that celebrity...

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Op-Ed Publication – Feminism in India (FII)

Posted by on Feb 2, 2019 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

I am honoured to share that Feminism in India (FII) just published my op-ed essay – incredibly proud of the Delhi-based women’s magazine that takes actions and gives voices to violent issues within and beyond India. My huge thanks go to the editorial team for publishing this critical piece. I also received supportive thoughts from Mumbai Press Club at a time when actress Tanushree Dutta started the #MeToo Movement in India. The highlighted section (below) is one of the posts that FII tweeted. You can read the complete article...

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Interview with Dr Kabir Bedi – Journalism and Storytelling

Posted by on Jan 2, 2019 in Blog, Critic's Area | 0 comments

  From Journalism to Fashion Activism: Refashioning Stories for Social Change Interview with Kabir Bedi – Samita Nandy Today celebrity activists and fashion models are accomplishing what most journalism schools cannot. While this statement is rooted in controversy, influencers and activists have come to rely on storytelling, both literally and visually, to help their fans spark social change. This is what international actor and Oscar-voting member Kabir Bedi indicates in his radical views of journalism education. He also expresses his opinion on the critical state of the tabloid...

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Stepping into 2019 – What’s Moving You?

Posted by on Dec 23, 2018 in Blog, Critic's Area, Uncategorized | 0 comments

Hope the Brazilian Samba in the video moved you! But that’s not it. For me, there is more… It’s feminist freedom – the freedom in feminist storytelling – that has moved me across borders, literally and metaphorically, in the last 2.5 months. I just came back from a 10-week journey with my carry-on luggage across India and Portugal – yes, I travel light! But that has enabled me to rush to multiple locations that needed my activist voice. Was it easy? NO! If you have followed my Instagram, I was in high-risk situations day and night but stood firm as a woman. And I am so incredibly proud...

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