The following are video essays I have created. The following link will take you to my video channel on Vimeo: https://vimeo.com/channels/310921
A visual journey of the way in which the corridor as a cinematic space has been used in films from the past and present day. Read the accompanying commentary to the video on my blog: http://omarsfilmblog.blogspot.co.uk/2012/04/cinematic-spaces-part-1-corridor-video.html
A Video Essay on the representation of Naxalism in Indian Cinema from the Past and Present.
A brief slideshow of films that make expressive use of the colour red.
A video essay on Apur Sansar - the final part of Bengali film maker Satyajit Ray's Apu trilogy.
Trains is the first in a series of video essays examining the significance of iconography in Indian cinema. The first episode looks at the centrality of trains as a metaphor for life, death, partition and love. Part 2 and 3 will be posted in the coming weeks.
This is the second part of the video essay on trains in Indian cinema.
This is the third and final part of the video essay on trains in Indian cinema.