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Contents: Special commemorative issue: 100 years of Satyajit Ray – the indefinable genius (Issue 58)



An introduction to the special commemorative issue on the centenary of Satyajit Ray (1921-2021)
Roshni Sengupta

Ray’s cinematic ouvre

Cinema, Ray, and the art of adaptation
Sharad Raj

Aesthetic enclosure and insurgent critique in Ray’s fantasy fables
Sayandeb Chowdhury

A Tale of Mind and Matter: Ray’s Search for Aestheticism within Modernity
Sayan Chatterjee

Ray’s Artistry and Reflection of European Neorealism in Indian Cinema
Sambhu Nath Banerjee

Ray’s tryst with politics

The politics at the heart of Satyajit Ray’s filmmaking
Joy Sengupta

The Calcutta Trilogy: A Comparative Study of the Political Films of Satyajit Ray and Mrinal Sen
Pratyusha Pramanik

The Subterraneous Discourse of Caste Politics in Pather Panchali
Samrita Sinha

The feminist ideals of Ray’s cinema

Breaking Free: Indian women in Satyajit Ray’s films
Blanka Katarzyna Dżugaj

The Curious Case of Fulidi
Debnita Chakrabarti

Setting out in the real world isn’t a cakewalk: on Satyajit Ray’s timeless Mahanagar (1963)
Prithvijeet Sinha

Ray’s films as registers of cultural revival

Enchantment as Pedagogy in Satyajit Ray’s Goopy Gyne Bagha Byne 
Paromita Patranobish

Saree-r paar, rosogolla, and Ray
Aratrika Das

The Everyman in Ray’s Cinema
Indrasish Banerjee

Soumitra, and the evolution of a fan
Rituparna Shandilya

Imagining Bengal’s Past: Dance in Ray’s Cinema
Debanjali Biswas



For more stories, read Café Dissensus Everyday, the blog of Café Dissensus Magazine.

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