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Pujita Guha

Film & Media Studies Graduate Student

Pujita Guha

Biography

Pujita is a PhD student at the Film and Media Studies Department. She completed her Masters and MPhil in Cinema Studies, Jawaharlal Nehru University and her bachelors in Mass Communication and Videography from St. Xavier’s College, Kolkata. In her masters she focused on the intersection of Lav Diaz’s films and Anthropocenic imaginaries in cinema. Her current research interests are at the intersection of environment and media, forests and ecologies of South and Southeast Asia with a focus on military and guerilla practices, anthropogenic urban forests, animism and contemporary moving image art of the region. With Abhijan Toto, she runs a curatorial project The Forest Curriculum which works around questions of pedagogy and environmental thinking of the forested belts of South and Southeast Asia.

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