ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846

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​​​​​​​Decrypting Marital Rape in Malayalam Cinema

Kettyolaanu Ente Malakha espouses a problematic understanding of marital rape by sympathising with the perpetrator and trivialising the trauma of the survivor.

Thinking with/against Joji

Malayalam film Joji can be read as working through a central dialectic between society and family.

​The ‘Magical Negro’ in Malayalam Cinema

Supporting characters in contemporary Malayalam cinema echo the trope of the “magical Negro” in American cinema.

​Beats of Misogyny

Malayalam cinema continues to devalue the concept of consent and naturalises all violations of women’s personhood.

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