CWC Global: Polite Society

5/27/2024; 51 minutes

Kashif Shaikh, co-founder and president of Pillars Fund, joins moderator Mona Damluji (Film and Media Studies, UCSB) for a discussion of the film Polite Society. Shaikh discusses working closely with director Nida Manzoor and themes of sisterhood, class hierarchy, and patriarchal power in the film. Together, they also discuss ways of subverting cliches and stereotypes in South Asian and Muslim representation onscreen and share perspectives on authenticity and a new generation of filmmakers. Recorded on 03/05/2024. (#39736)

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