Finding Nostalgia in Diasporic Film
Immigrant nostalgia is a Hydra—a lashing, many-headed thing made of grief.
East Is EastMississippi MasalaKuch Kuch Hota Hai
nostalgianóstosálgosHomesicknessborrowed translation of nostalgia
Redefining the Immigrant South: Indian and Pakistani Immigration to Houston during the Cold War
With All Due Respectstates it smugly
The NamesakeHarold & Kumar Go to White CastleWhere’s the Party Yaar?Bend It Like Beckham
Bend It Like Beckhamthe queer film that could have been
American DesiMississippi MasalaWhere’s the Party Yaar?
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