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A still from the film What Will People Say?

Shame, shame!

I discovered the movie What Will People Say? while browsing Netflix. Growing up in a society in which people are obsessed with everyone else’s opinion (except their own, perhaps), the name of the film caught my attention. Directed by Iram Haq and set in present-day Norway and Pakistan, the film is about Nisha, the teenaged…
Video still. YouTube star Superwoman has a disgusted expression on her face. She is wearing a light orange Indian suit.

DIASPORIC VALUES // Part II

As far as diasporic identity goes, you don’t just have to be raised on foreign land to be confused about what you stand for. Desis bringing up their children in an environment with values at odds with their own also have quite the task at hand, as Superwoman has demonstrated. This heart-warming mother, however, seems to have struck…
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