Artist & Work
b. 1961, Kolkata
Moinak Biswas is writer and co-director of the award-winning Bengali feature film Sthaniya Sambaad (2010). His books on Indian cinema include Apu and After, Revisiting Ray’s Cinema (2005) and Ujan Gang Baiya (1988, 2012). He edits Journal of the Moving Image and co-edits BioScope, South Asian Screen Studies. A professor in the Department of Film Studies, which he co-initiated at Jadavpur University, he is also initiator and coordinator of the Media Lab at the university.