Moinak Biswas is Faculty Member, Project E-QUAL, Jadavpur University and member, Joint Working Group in Cultural Studies. He is Professor of Film Studies, Coordinator of The Media Lab and Editor of the Journal of the Moving Image. He has been widely published in both English and Bengali on contemporary Indian cinema. Professor Biswas co-edits the journal BioScope: South Asian Screen Studies. Among his English publications is the volume Apu and After: Revisiting Ray's Cinema (Seagull/Berg 2006). He has recently written and co-directed the award-winning feature film Sthaniya Sambaad (2009).