Women in film production: Director/Writer/Producer Mira Nair

“I want to question what the outside is and who defines it. I often find those that are considered to be on the outside extremely inspiring. They are the people who see through the double standards…”

“…I know what it’s like to be in one place and dream of another. I also know what it’s like to feel that nostalgia is a fairly useless thing because it is stasis. It does not take you many places.”

“What is really important to me is a sense of humour and a mischief about life. Life is just too boring otherwise.”

“I am an independent film-maker first and foremost. I have always cut my own cloth.”

“I always like to reveal the fact that the emperor has no clothes. And children are best at that. They teach us how to see the world in that sense. They are without artifice; they see it for what it is. I am drawn to that ruthless honesty.”

“I like to be unabashed, which is an Indian trait, both emotionally and visually. It’s important to have a circus to play with.”

[Quotes from her imdb.com bio]

Film Director/Writer/Producer Mira Nair’s current film is The Namesake.

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  2. Jeff Eggleston says:

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