Karnataka Bundh! The government bus operators are protesting against the low salaries. Today (26/7) is the second day of their “indefinite strike”. But we will have classes anyway! In the meantime, my good students get a much-deserved break! (:-
To add to the fun of holidays, here is something which you will like – a tiny (6 minutes-long) BBC documentary on drug consumption, and a reading to analyse it.
You could view this first: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=olDkr8q1_78&index=4&list=PLO3AQQ-6lK8Mk5dGKNNXe2UrRLoOkl6oL
Then read the very short reading (email-attachment) on this film –
2. Unless you watch the film first, the reading may not make much sense.
This is one type of “reading” in film studies. You could use it gainfully in your Indian cinema, too.
Please sound everyone of your class on this.