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    Women by the sea-- experiences of the Tsunami in Sri Lanka / Catalog Record Only

    Documentary on the women survivors of Indian Ocean Tsunami, 2004, narrated through the voices of a select group of women from Batticaloa, Hikkaduwa, and Kalutara. Summary taken from container.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2006
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    Agnidāhaya / Catalog Record Only

    In 1664, the Kandyan king is threatened both by the Dutch and the rebels. An exorcist takes advantage of the political chaos to impose his power on a village population. The only free spirit of the village, a young woman, resists him. Period drama depicting the customs and rituals of medieval Sinhalese life.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2003
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    The legends of Srilankan pop / Catalog Record Only

    Copyright notice on disc: Starlanka Music, Sri Lanka. In Sinhalese. "The historic sell-out concert which featured the highest number of entertainers of the 60's, 70's & 80's; recorderd live @BMICH on 11 Nov. 2008." Purchase; 2014-11-14. Acquired for requesting libraries only.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2009
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    Vedahāminē / Catalog Record Only

    Kamal, a wealthy aristocratic businessman becomes an alcoholic after learns he is dying of cancer. A friend takes him to a traditional Ayurvedic doctor (Weda Mahattaya) who cures him. After being cured Kamal returns to Colombo and indulges in drinking and smoking which causes his cancer to return. Kamal goes back to 'Weda Mahattaya' to find that the doctor is dead and gone. Kamal ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2006
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    Buongiorno Italia / Catalog Record Only

    A group of young but poor Bob Marley fans and rock musicians of Sri Lanka dream of becoming famous. Surrounded by poverty and violence at home, they decide to chase their dream outside their own country and relocate to Naples, Italy. However, the journey to Italy is both treacherous and illegal so their search for fame and fortune is soon exacting a heavy price. ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2006
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    Śvēta rātriya : Nanda Malini live in concert / Catalog Record Only

    Recording of a live music show by Nanda Malini, Sri Lankan playback singer.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2012
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    Himavu araṇa : tribute to Amaradeba. Catalog Record Only

    Recording of a live show of Sinhalese music and dance to celebrate the 80th birthday of Amaradeva, Sri Lankan musician.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2012
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    Ta̐genagira veralen a̐sena / Catalog Record Only

    A country recovering from the effects of war-- unprepared - physically, psychologically and politically - to face a devastating natural disaster-- YATV's tele-drama series The East is Calling looks beneath the surface of the tsunami's impact.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2006
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    Ira mădiyama / Catalog Record Only

    With the Sri Lankan civil war as its background, the film looks at three separate lives: a Muslim family fleeing from the Tamil Tigers, focusing mainly on a young boy and his dog; a Sinhalese woman whose fighter pilot husband crashed in the north of the island and was captured by the Tigers; and a young man who, on a trip with friends to ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2007
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    It's all calypso, 2007/08 : 25 years in music : live concert / Catalog Record Only

    Recording of a live show by Chandimal Fernando, Sri Lankan musician.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2008
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    Tuṃmaṃhandiya / Catalog Record Only

    Autobiographical film that recounts director Mahagama Sekera's childhood through the character of Sirisena. The film is set in a small village and follows painter Abilin's life through the eyes of his nephew Sirisena. Abilin is an alcoholic and drifts through his life in debt and without focus. After getting into arguments with other villagers and his own brother, Abilin takes a job with a ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2004
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    Raṭa giya attō [together with] Winners and losers / Catalog Record Only

    Munidasa Siritunga, a self made man from rural Sri Lanka immigrates to England with his wife and four children. The television serial is the story of this family's effort to assimilate to the culture of their new home country.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2011
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    Indrakīlayi / Catalog Record Only

    A teenage school girl from an affluent family in Sril Lanka, deprived of emotional security by her parents, gets into a close friendship with a boy and becomes pregnant. The boy deserts her, so she seduces her family driver to elope and live in his native village near the jungles to raise the child. The village boarders an area where insurgents are active. Though ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2005
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    Kande gedara / Catalog Record Only

    Tele drama depicting changing relationships in a rural family in Sri Lanka.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2006
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    Vanni meheyuma / Catalog Record Only

    Compilation of Civil War report footages by Rupavahini Corporation of Vanni Operation by the Sri Lankan Army in 2009 against LTTE.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2010
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    Taraṇaya / Catalog Record Only

    Story of a poor Sinhalese village woman tormented by existing social conditions and values.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2004
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    Ākāsa kusum / Catalog Record Only

    Sandhya Rani (Malini Fonseka) an aging film star was once very popular. After quiting acting, she ekes out a living by renting out a room in her home to the young film and television stars of today to satisfy their sexual desires. When a popular starlet's husband discovers his wife's affair in the room, the scandal forces her into the limelight again. As the ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2010
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    Gī raṅga mihira / Catalog Record Only

    Selections from the plays and musical dramas of John de Silva, Sinhalese dramatist; performed by various artists.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2008
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    It's all Calypso 2006 : Chandimal and the 2nd connection live in concert / Catalog Record Only

    Recording of a live concert of calypso songs by Candimal Fernando and his troup.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2007
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    Ăta kanduyaye : dēśayē ran svaraya : viśāradaya Nandā Mālini Rūpavāhiniyaṭa găyu gī. Catalog Record Only

    Record of a live show of Sinhalese film music by Nanda Malini, playback singer.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2012
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    Thala 2008 : Sigiriya, the noble dance ballet / Catalog Record Only

    Video recording of a Sinhalese dance production by Channa-Upuli Performing Arts Foundation.

    • Contributor: Candrasiri, Jayanta - Channa Upuli Performing Arts Foundation (Sri Lanka) - Rupavahini Corporation
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2008
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    Māyā / Catalog Record Only

    Six year old Kumari is the only child living with her mother in a large house in Kandy, Sri Lanka. Her father, a professor is away in London. Kumari's mother is having an affair with a young government employee. One day in a moment of passion the young man accidently kills his mistress in her bedroom. Kumari, who happens to witness the murder, is ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2010
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    Ṭavar Hōl Nurti gī : karaoke / Catalog Record Only

    Video recording of 20 Sinhalese Nurthi drama song scenes featuring Vikṭar Vikramagē with other artists; compiled from Nurthi shows held at Tower Hall, a theater house in Colombo, Sri Lanka. Released to mark fifty years of his life in Nurthi drama.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2008
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    Kālu sudu mal / Catalog Record Only

    The Liberation Tigers of Tamil Elam (L.T.T.E.) plan to assassinate a foreign dignitary visiting Sri Lanka, using volunteers Nirmala and Dilip, two suicide bombers of the organization. They begin living in a beautiful house provided by the organization and live as husband and wife as they plan the assassination. Conflict arises when the suicide bombers become lovers. They resist intimacy at first, adhering to ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2008
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    Uppalavaṇṇa / Catalog Record Only

    Copyright notice on video: Torana Home Video. Katāva, debas, tira racanaya, Tissa Abēsēkara ; Saṅgīta adhyakṣaṇaya, Navaratna Gamagē ; Kalā adhyakṣaṇaya, Dharmasēna Hēmapāla. Saṅgītā Vīraratna, Mālinī Phonsekā, Rōṣan Ravīndra. Originally released theatrically in 2007. In Sinhalese with English subtitles. Not viewed. Sources used: DVD container; cataloging record from OvOp field office. viewing copy; Received: 2009-09-26 from New Delhi OvOp Office; purchase; LC Purchase Collection.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2007