Daily Archives: March 30, 2009

Domestic Violence in Expat Indian/South Asian Community


Videsh: Heaven on Earth

By Aisha Fayyazi Sarwari

Any film on domestic violence is not an easy one to make; Deepa Metha is getting some vitriolic reviews from India for directing a film limited in technique, plot and dialogue. This barrage of misguided critique is in fact the very essence of the reactionary logic Indians, and South Asians largely, adopt when faced with a complex problem – shoot the messenger. Continue reading


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