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The Indian New Wave Comes to Telangana

National cinemas of Tamil Nadu and Andhra Pradesh never seem to have had a ‘New Cinema’, at least not as it may be seen represented in Bengali, Kannada, or Malayalam films. However in the 1970s, there was a movement within the filmmaking establishment to go to the Telangana region, which has long been bound up in peasant rebellions and a fight for national autonomy, to build a rapport with the people and somehow document their historical struggle. Read the rest of this entry »