Thinky Post: Chippandales and the Indian Diaspora and Culture Shock

I just watched a fascinating documentary on Chippandales! Not that the documentary itself was really REALLY good, but that the story is really really good. And, I think, hits that DCIB sweet spot of thinking about Indian American Big Issues.

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Hindi Film 101/NRI Week: The Evolution of the NRI on Film and in Reality

You ready for an incomplete history and incomplete list of films? I’m gonna take a stab at describing Indian/South Asian immigration patterns based on the class I took in college 10 years ago and various articles and stuff I’ve read since. It’s not really that expert. But at least it will get the discussion started! And to help with discussion, some filmi examples.

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