Is Mira Nair an Indian filmmaker or an American filmmaker? Or both? Born in India, Nair moved to the US and learned her craft after graduating from Harvard. Her features reflect her mixed cinematic lineage: apart from the realism of her excellent debut feature Salaam Bombay! and the gloss of her unremarkable Hollywood effort The Perez Family, the director seems… read more!
Movies Directed by Mira Nair (in alphabetical order)
When you sit down to watch Queen of Katwe, you are first greeted by the Walt Disney animated logo, in all its sparkly glory, while cheerful African music plays in lieu of "When You Wish Upon a Star". And at that moment, you might think, My God, this movie is going to be pandering and horrible. Instead, what follows is a nicely restrained biopic about… read more!