Still Waters: Memory in Pakistani Cinema

Sep 2014

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For further reading:

Bharat, Meenakshi, and Nirmal Kumar, eds. 2012. Filming the Line of Control: The Indo–Pak Relationship through the Cinematic Lens. Routledge.

Canepari, Zackary. No date. “The Last Days of Pakistani Cinema.” Time Photos. Retrieved from http://www.time.com/time/photogallery/0,29307,1903877,00.html

Dadi, Iftikar. 2010. “Registering Crisis: Ethnicity in Pakistani Cinema of the 1960s and 1970s.” Beyond Crisis: Re-E˚valuating Pakistan. New Delhi: Routledge.

Egan, Eric. 2002. “Pakistani Cinema: Between the Domestic and the Regional.” Asian Cinema. 13(1): 27-38.

Haroon, Hameed. 2013. “Another take for Pakistani cinema. Hameed Haroon recalls the golden days of Pakistani cinema and filmmaking – from the first Pakistani film, to censorship and the present day scenario.” Dawn, August 02.

Jaikumar, Priya. 2007. “Translating silences: a cinematic encounter with incommensurable difference.” In: Imre, A., Marciniak, K. and O’Healy, A. eds. Transnational Feminism in Film and Media. New York: Palgrave, 207–225.

Jain, Pankaj. 2011. “From Padosi to My Name is Khan: The Portrayal of Hindu–Muslim Relations in South Asian Films.” Visual Anthropology 24.4: 345-363.

Kabir, Ananya Jahanara. 2014. “Affect, Body, Place: Trauma theory in the world.” The Future of Trauma Theory: Contemporary Literature and Cultural Criticism. Buelens, Gert, Durrant, Sam, Eaglestone, Robert, eds. NY: Routledge

Kabir, Ananya Jahanara. “Hieroglyphics and Broken Links:  Remediated Script and Partition Effects in Pakistan.” Cultural and Social History 6(4): 485-506

Kabir, Ananya Jahanara. 2004. “Musical Recall: Postmemory and the Punjabi Diaspora.” Alif: Journal of Comparative Poetics 24: 172–89. Print.

Munjal, Savi. “‘Broken Memories, Incomplete Dreams’: Notes Towards an ‘Authentic’ Partition Cinema.” Bharat and Kumar 86–95. Print.

Nacqvi, Ahmer. 2013. “A Return to Cinema.” Dawn, August. http://dawn.com/in-depth/film-special.

Saeed, Humaira. 2009. “Ramchand Pakistani, Khamosh Pani and the traumatic evocation of Partition.” Social Semiotics. 19(4): 483-498

Shams, Shamil. 2012. “Young Pakistani Filmmakers attempt to revive cinema.” DW, March 09.

Sundar, Pavitra. 2010. “Silence and the uncanny: Partition in the soundtrack of Khamosh Pani.” South Asian Popular Culture 8(3): 277-290

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4 Responses to Still Waters: Memory in Pakistani Cinema

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  3. Azhar Nadeem on Dec 2014 at 12:43 PM

    I had a chance to visit Bhimrah and see the boy RamChand. Then I watched the Movie…Mind blowing indeed

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