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Sambhāṣaṇ Volume 2 : Issue 3160Film Review Karnan (2021) by Marie SelvarajUnderstanding the rage of a marginalized body, its critique by the ‘mainstream’.Sri Vamsi MattaArtistic Director, Chandrāto [email protected] Sambhāṣaṇ Volume 2 : Issue 3161As I write this, a 6-year-old Dalit girl is getting treated at AIIMS Delhi after she was raped by her 34-year-old neighbour. This happened just a few days after a 9-year-old Dalit girl was raped, murdered and forcefully cremated without the consent of the girl’s parents. I am filled with rage, this is just not a rage against crimes against young girls, it is more than that. A rage that is only known to a marginalized body. A rage that is not understood by many, not seen by the most, a rage that is ever encompassing a marginalized body.In 1961, author James Baldwin was asked by a radio host about being Black in America. He said:To be a Negro in this country and to be relatively conscious is to be in a state of rage almost, almos...