Are popular culture, mass culture, folk culture the same? Both the self-reflexive films, quasi-autobiographical in nature, confront us with difficult questions of authorship, creativity and ownership.
The right to copy granted to publishers to exploit commercially, original works of art on behalf of authors for a limited period appeared to stem creativity itself. Piracy was the retaliation.
When Women Write traverses 900 years to explore what it means for women to write. It pairs a film about the radical 12th-century South Indian poet and mystic Akka Mahadevi with one about contemporary female poets who have faced censure and censorship but continue to write.
World War II, which in Europe began in 1939 and ended in 1945, was the single most devastating event of the 20th century.
World War II, which in Europe began in 1939 and ended in 1945, was the single most devastating event of the twentieth century.