The film director K.G. George ushered in new thematic concerns, narrative and visual styles, as well as actors and technicians into the Malayalam film industry of the 1970s. The module looks at his distinctive oeuvre with its recurring elements, preoccupations and styles of rendition against the backdrop of social, political and cultural changes in his home state Kerala, as well as the larger nation.
Geetha is a filmmaker and journalist based in Trivandrum, Kerala. She is currently pursuing a PhD in Cinema Studies at the School of Arts and Aesthetics, Jawaharlal Nehru University.