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Neha Bhatia is a Ph.D. candidate in Transcultural Studies at the University of Calgary. She specializes in India's independent film culture and its transnational developments beyond Bollywood. Her research received funding support through Alberta Graduate Excellence Scholarship. 


She received higher education and work experience in several different parts of the world including India, the United Kingdom, France, Spain and Canada. Her multicultural and multilingual competencies enable her to become a global citizen and scholar at large.  

Besides research and teaching, she also works as a production intern in the Calgary film and TV industry. Additionally, she leads and collaborates on digital projects to amplify the voices of Black, Indigenous and People of Colour. 

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Her research and teaching interests are interdisciplinary including

transnational cinema, film festival studies, film and media industries and production cultures studies, Indian independent cinema and South Asia.


A wider spectrum of her research interests includes:

postcolonial studies, feminism, media labour, cultural policy studies, anthropology, ethnography, literary theory and film theory.

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