Language Barriers

Embarking on an international journey sounds great, but throwing in the mix attending a foreign university, language barriers and cultural exchanges brings on a whole new experience. Attending university has opened my eyes to the amount of international students pushing on through their education, despite numerous challenges, which luckily enough I do not have to …

Bollywoodization in Transnational film

So, what really is Bollywood? Bollywood is a film industry based in Mumbai India, not India as a whole. With the growth of western appreciation for Bollywood film, components of such are transferred to western cultures film and spark the idea of Bollywoodization. Bollywoodization refers to Karan and Schaefer’s (2010, p. 312) summary that describes …