How do Bollywood cinema’s themes and visuals as well as its commercial success across multiple media markets around the globe redefine both the arguments of “Cultural Imperialism” and the dichotomy between first cinema and third cinema encapsulated in the Third Cinema theory?
To answer the prompt you will clearly discuss what is Cultural Imperialism, and also what are John Tomlinson’s views on validity of the argument of Cultural Imperialism. You will then define what are arguments of Third Cinema theory. And then you will elaborate on Bollywood cinema’s popularity, and how its themes and visuals challenge these theoretical frameworks. You must refer to at least 3 films and 2 texts to answer the prompt. (400 words)
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3 idiots https://ww4.0123movie.net/movie/3-idiots-3037.html?play=1
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