Film and TV Resources

Imagine Otherwise: Ani Maitra on Media and Identity in the Public Sphere

Host Cathy Hannabach interviews media studies scholar Ani Maitra about the interplay between identity, media, and capitalism.

Imagine Otherwise: Hunter Vaughan on the Ecological Impact of Media Technologies

Host Cathy Hannabach interviews Hunter Vaughan about Hollywood and climate change, interdisciplinary science communication, and media industry futures.

Imagine Otherwise: Jian Neo Chen on Trans of Color Art and Activism

Host Cathy Hannabach interviews Jian Neo Chen about transgender studies publishing and drawing academic inspiration from art and activism.

Imagine Otherwise: Gayatri Gopinath on Queer Diasporic Aesthetics

Host Cathy Hannabach interviews Gayatri Gopinath about queering visual culture, diasporic aesthetics, and mentoring queers of color.

Imagine Otherwise: Wazhmah Osman on Autoethnography and Afghan Documentary Film

Imagine Otherwise: Wazhmah Osman on Autoethnography and Afghan Documentary Film

Wazhmah Osman addresses the politics of memoir, what the trauma of war does to archival research, and her critically acclaimed documentary film, Postcards from Tora Bora, which recounts Wazhmah’s return to her childhood home of Kabul, Afghanistan nearly 20 years after her family fled Cold War violence.