Longing and Belonging: 1990s South Asian Film and Video

Longing and Belonging: 1990s South Asian Film and Video

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The 1990s were a time of significant cultural production within Canada’s South Asian arts communities. Influenced by the 1980s Black Arts Movement in Britain, and in opposition to state-sponsored multiculturalism paradigms in Canada, South Asian became a generous identifier for a variety of communities united by more than geography. Longing and Belonging is loosely structured around themes of diaspora, desire, and identity.

Longing and Belonging is curated by Zool Suleman. Read his essay HERE