Indigenous cultures share a fundamental connection to place; at the heart of Vai is the pain of fracture of this connection.
Author Girish Shambu
Girish Shambu teaches at Canisius College in Buffalo, and has a long-running film blog. He is the author of the book The New Cinephilia (2014), and editor of the online column Quorum at the journal Film Quarterly. Recently he authored two essays on diversifying film culture: “Time’s Up for the Male Canon” and “Manifesto for a New Cinephilia”.