Contact Us
Film Studies Program
Bryn Mawr College
101 North Merion Ave
Bryn Mawr, PA 19010
610.526.5334

Munira Lokhandwala

CLASS OF 2005

Major: Religious Studies
Minor: Film Studies
Hometown: North Bergen, NJ

WHAT FILM CLASSES HAVE YOU TAKEN?

Intro to Film, Silent Film, Exhibition and Inhibition, Theories of Authorship

HAVE YOU DONE ANY FILM-RELATED INTERNSHIPS OR SUMMER PROGRAMS?

I interned with Dyke TV in Brooklyn, NYC the summer after my freshman year where I was in charge of organizing film screenings to raise money for the organization. I am also currently the student assistant for the Bryn Mawr College Film Studies Program.

WHY DID YOU DECIDE TO BECOME A FILM STUDIES MINOR? WHAT DO YOU LIKE ABOUT FILM STUDIES?

I am really interested in studying visual representation and I've had a wonderful experience working with the film studies professors on projects for classes both within and outside the film program.

DO YOU ATTEND ANY FILM-RELATED EVENTS ON CAMPUS? OFF-CAMPUS? ANY HIGHLIGHTS?

I try to attend film screenings on campus, as well as film related lectures on campus. I also enjoy the programming at International

ANY THOUGHTS ON WHETHER OR NOT YOUR FUTURE PLANS WILL INVOLVE FILM?

I'm interested in race and representation and i think that film will likely be one of my greatest tools in the study.

IS YOUR THESIS FILM-RELATED? WHAT IS IT ABOUT?

I am writing my thesis on the film Birth of a Nation and notions of visual signification.

BACK TO STUDENTS