Boycott, Disinvestment, Sanction and Debate

For, Anonymous Seventy years, three wars, two peace accords, countless ceasefires and casualties later, little has changed for the Palestinian people. Through continuous violence, compromise and half-hearted plurality, Israeli land grabbing and humanitarian violations seem to be the only constants. Amid the graveyard of failed policies and crippled resolutions, a grassroots movement has emerged as […]

The message behind Parasite

By Rose Sauvage de Brantes, BA English and Japanese Winner of the Palm d’Or and Oscar for best picture, the Korean movie Parasite dazzled masses across the world. Premiered at the 2018 Cannes Festival, the film stars both established and novice actors, all delivering flawless performances. The film depicts the attempts of a poor family, […]

How Parasite Fell Prey to Hollywood’s Parasitic Nature

By Rihab Attioui, Postcolonial Studies MA “Once you overcome the one-inch tall barrier of subtitles, you will be introduced to so many more amazing films”, said South Korean director Bong Joon Ho as part of his Golden Globes acceptance speech where his film Parasite won Best Foreign Language Film. To briefly synopsise, for those of […]