Can Indie Films Break Through Bollywood Stereotypes?

By |September 11th, 2012|Uncategorized|

It's a fair (albeit not a new) question for today's filmmakers at the Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF). Independent films have just as much of a mystical aura as your typical glitzy Bollywood production (for different reasons and audiences). But how do the people making these films from India do something groundbreaking enough to shatter the rest of the world's image of Bollywood? Stephanie Nolen of The Globe and Mail dissects that very topic and the discussion is fairly enlightening. “Ask most North American critics what they’re excited about and it’s not Indian film,” Aseem Chhabra, the New York-based film [...]