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Dr Harmanpreet Kaur

Assistant Professor , Mumbai campus

Centre for Critical Media Praxis , School of Media and Cultural Studies

M.A. (Arts & Aesthetics), JNU,

M.Phil. (Cinema Studies),

PGDMC (Journalism), SIMC, Pune,


Harmanpreet Kaur has earned her M.Phil/PhD in Cinema Studies from the School of Arts and Aesthetics (SAA), JNU, New Delhi. Her doctoral research analyses and charts the journey of alternative films in India from their aesthetics to infrastructures of production, distribution and exhibition from 2007-2019.

She has previously worked as a Producer of children's short fiction films at LXL Ideas (Mumbai), Researcher for the Centre for Indian Visual Culture (New Delhi), Osian's Cinefan Film Festival (New Delhi) and a Journalist with CNBC-TV18 (Mumbai) and CNN-IBN (New Delhi).



Cinema Studies, Art Cinema, Independent Cinema, Cinephilia, Film Festivals, Film Production and Distribution, Transnationalism, Popular Visual Culture

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Understanding Indian Cinemas (Sem III)

Reading Film (Sem II)

Image Making II (Documentary) (Sem II)

Film Appreciation (Sem I)

MCS Media Project

MCS Research Project

Email: harmanpreet.kaur[at]tiss[dot]edu