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Fly in the Curry : Independent Documentary Film in India (Hardcover) (K. P. Jayasankar & Anjali
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An engaging read that explores independent documentary film in India as a site of resistance.
This book looks at how independent Indian documentary filmreworks the relationship between film-makers, their narratives, their subjects and their audience,challenging the dominant idea of documentary as a discourse of the real. Based on close textual analysis, conversations with film-makers and drawing on Breitrose’s cinéma-vérité film-maker as a ‘fly in the soup’, this workexplores the place of documentary within the Indian public sphere.