On The Mom Squad: Kya Kehna! and English Vinglish with Lindsey Campbell

May 14, 2017, 05:16 AM

To celebrate Mother’s Day, we welcome film scholar, musician, and former podcaster Lindsey Campbell on to discuss two films about different portrayals of mothers and motherhood in Hindi cinema.

Show Notes:

The Krrish ride (https://www.bollywoodparksdubai.com/en/attractions/krrish-heros-flight) at Bollywood Parks Dubai (https://www.bollywoodparksdubai.com/)

Our NorthWestFest (https://audioboom.com/posts/5906136-supplemental-episode-1-bifl-at-northwestfest-2017?t=0)

Erin’s mom couldn’t get through a Bollywood film, so we didn’t ask her on

RIP Sneak Preview, we miss you

This Manic Mama (https://www.facebook.com/pg/ThisManicMama/)

Do you even read these notes?

Thankur Anoop Singh (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/ThakurAnoopSingh)

Erin does not like Punjabi films

The typical Bollywood mom mean moms

Kya Kehna (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kya_Kehna)

Preity Zinta (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Preity_Zinta)

Anupam Kher bakes

A lot of plot (and a banner http://68.media.tumblr.com/tumblrl64zuvjvUS1qcm16uo1500.jpg)

A positive but unrealistic portrayal

Cad awareness piece

“O Soniye Jaise Ho Jaanam Sanam (https://youtu.be/j_9vrQdMs3k)” and “Aye Dil Laya Hai Bahaar (https://youtu.be/3wGPjDTqJxI)”

Framing choice

(INTERVAL (“English Vinglish https://youtu.be/i-F5oU8FuR0” from English Vinglish)

English Vinglish (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/English_Vinglish)

Gauri Shinde’s inspiration

Being a stranger in a strange land

The mean New Yorker stereotype

Stay-at-home moms in entertainment media

Mehdi Nebbou (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mehdi_Nebbou)

NY accurate

Marginalized motherhood

The process of self-improvement

The Springhill Mine Disaster (https://www.facebook.com/thespringhillminedisaster/) and The Campbell Review (http://thecampbellreview.weebly.com/)

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