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  • Shaheed / Catalog Record Only

    Shaheed is a nationalist film set in the context of the Quit India movement and the ensuing wave of terrorist actions in the mid 1940s; depicts India's struggle for independence.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2010
  • British Indian colony : history of exploration, atrocities and cultural annihilation / Catalog Record Only

    Copyright notice not available. Research & planning, M.A. Monaem Sarker ; script, Sk. Musharraf Hossain ; narrator, Zaidul Kabir ; editor Anisur rahman Tipu, Zahidur Rahim. Purchase. Acquired for requesting libraries only.

    • Contributor: Biswas, Babul - Zaidul Kabir
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 20??
  • Gadar--ek prem katha / Catalog Record Only

    In 1947, Tara, a Sikh truck driver in Punjab, meets and falls in love with a wealthy Muslim girl named Sakina, during anti-Muslim riots whom he saves, courts and marries. Years later, Sakina travels to Pakistan to visit her father, now the mayor of a small Pakistan city, who tries to seperate her and Tara and force her into an arranged marriage with a ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2005
  • Shaheed-e-mohabbat Boota Singh / Catalog Record Only

    The film is set in 1947. The exodus has begun after Partition. Boota Singh, a Sikh ex-military man in his thirties finds Zainab, a 16-year-old Muslim girl alone in a nearby village and brings her home. But the villagers tell him he should either marry her or leave her in a camp where people bound for Pakistan are located.. As he is about to ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2008
  • The Musalman : preservation of a dream / Catalog Record Only

    The 'Musalman' is probably the last handwritten newspaper in the world. It has been published and read every day in South India's Chennai since 1927 in almost the same form. In the shadow of the Wallajah Mosque in Chennai, a team of six die hard workers still put out this hand-penned paper. Four of them are katibs -- writers dedicated to the ancient art ...

    • Contributor: Dutta, Ishani K. - India. Ministry of External Affairs
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2011
  • Sita's family Catalog Record Only

    Documentary film explore the personal experience of a mother who had taken an active part in the struggle against colonialism.

    • Contributor: Dewan, Saba
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2002
  • Ekata = Unity / Catalog Record Only

    India is a vast and diverse country where people of many religions, sects, cultures and identity live. The country can thrive only when there is unity in this diversity. Using examples of the past where our mutual animosities made it possible for outsiders to invade and dominate the country, Ekta emphasises the importance of national unity in the eyes of children.

    • Contributor: Sharma, Kidar - Children's Film Society (India)
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1980
  • Intiyāvil Muslimkaḷin̲ āṭci : kal̀̀̀̀̀̀̀anturaiyāṭal / Catalog Record Only

    Discussion on the Muslim rule in India.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2006
  • Naga story : the other side of silence / Catalog Record Only

    The film provides an introduction to the history of the Naga struggle, and documents the human rights abuses suffered by the people in more than 50 years of the existence of independent India.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2003
  • Gandhi, my father / Catalog Record Only

    The world knows about Mahatma Gandhi's role in the Indian freedom movement and as a social reformer. But there are large gaps in our knowledge of Gandhi as a person and a family man, particularly the tumultuous relationship with Harilal, his eldest son. Set against one of politically most turbulent times in India, the film tells an intensely personal story of a father struggling ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2007
  • Rājā Śivachatrapatī / Catalog Record Only

    Biographical religious and historical Indian epic, produced by Chandrakant Productions Pvt Ltd. ; On the life of Shivaji Shahaji Bhosle, also known as Shivaji, Raja, 1627-1680, also known as Chatrapathi Shivaji Maharaj. Maratha ruler and one of the greatest socio-political reformers in India and first to propose the ideology of Hindavi Swarajya known as self-rule; reproduction of a television serial complete in 96 episodes.TV ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2010
  • Bhārat ki chhāp. Colonialism & the Industrial Revolution, 1800-1900 / Catalog Record Only

    A 13-part video series on the history of science and technology on the Indian subcontinent. The British emerge as the supreme colonial power in the subcontinent. Craft centers, like Murshidabad in Benga, decay as British-made goods flood Indian markets. The social and economic changes caused by the Industrial Revolution in Britain, and British exploitation of India's natural resources have an impact on India. The ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1992
  • Open frame. Kolkata protests / Catalog Record Only

    Documentary film portrays the unique character of Kolkata, the city of protests and processions. Why do Kolkatans protest frequently? Why do they react so violently at the slightest provocation? The film explores some of these questions.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2005
  • In defence of our dreams. Catalog Record Only

    Series: includes lectures by various scholars and activists, and two documentaries. Examines multiple issues from Indian history, civics, gender issues and politics that are being dictated by caste and religion-based agendas. Demonstrates how such issues led to Gujarat riots in 2002 and discusses what needs to be done to prevent it from happening again. On this disc, Rizwan Qaiser and K.M. Shrimali present lectures ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2004
  • The shadow lines Catalog Record Only

    Documentary film on Separatist movement in Telangana region in Andhra Pradesh.

    • Contributor: Aman, Prem Kumar - Public Service Broadcasting Trust (New Delhi, India) - Lc Purchase Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2002
  • Imphal battle,1944 / Catalog Record Only

    Copyright notice on disc: UGC. Subject expert, Dr. Naorem Lokendra ; co-script witer, L. Ranendra ; presentation A. Birendra ; Graphics, Robin W.; music, John Kaizan ; camera, W. Ranjit Meitei, Tulashreedharan, P.A., Ngamjatong Guite ; editing Ch. Deepak Roy. Gift; 2016-01-19. Acquired for the Library of Congress only.

    • Contributor: Deepak Roy, Ch. - Ranjit Meitei, W. - India. University Grants Commission - Manipur University. Educational Multimedia Research Centre
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1998
  • The Hope diamond mystery. Vanishing hand / Catalog Record Only

    This fifteen-part serial drama follows the story of the Hope diamond, beginning in the sixteenth century, and shows the tragedies it brings to those who are involved with it until it is returned to its rightful place in the breast of a Hindu idol representing the goddess of love. In this episode Lord and Lady Hale are at a restaurant, accompanied by Reginald Travers, ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1921
  • Sardar / Catalog Record Only

    This biographical epic on Saradār Vallabhabhai Paṭela,1875-1950, concentrates on the last five years of Sardar's life from 1945 when he was a key figure in solving the myriad debilitating problems that India faced in its pre and post Independence period.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2005
  • The Hope diamond mystery. House of terror / Catalog Record Only

    This fifteen-part serial drama follows the story of the Hope diamond, beginning in the sixteenth century, and shows the tragedies it brings to those who are involved with it until it is returned to its rightful place in the breast of a Hindu idol representing the goddess of love. In this episode Tavanier and Bibi meet in the temple and embrace at the feet ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1921
  • Bhārat ki chhāp. Stagnation & a changing world, 1600 to 1800 / Catalog Record Only

    A 13-part video series on the history of science and technology on the Indian subcontinent. As the Renaissance begins in Europe, revolutionizing science and art, India is limited in its progression by many factors. The new scientific knowledge and philosophy did travel to India, but never acquired the dimensions of a social force. Individual noblemen, such as Tipu Sultan of Mysore attempted to make ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1992
  • Bod-gźuṅ Sman-rtsis Khaṅ gi ʼphel rim, 1961 nas 2011. Catalog Record Only

    In Tibetan and English. Bod-gźuṅ Sman-rtsis Khaṅ dbu brñes nas mi lo lṅa bcu ʼkhor ba = Golden jubilee of Men Tsee Khang in exile. Summary taken from container. Purchase; 2014-08-11. Acquired for requesting libraries only.

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

    This TV miniseries ("Darkness" in English) became famous in India in the mid/late 80s for its realistic depiction of the partition of the Indian subcontinent. The film is based on the book by Brisham Sahni, himself a refugee to India from West Punjab, now in Pakistan. Thus fittingly, this epic looks at Partition from an Indian Punjabi perspective, as the fate of Sikh and ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2011
  • Aur Irani chai / Catalog Record Only

    Documentary on the Iranians who own and manage cafes (famous for Irani tea) as their family business in Bombay, India.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2004
  • The Hope diamond mystery. Jewel of Sita / Catalog Record Only

    This fifteen-part serial drama follows the story of the Hope diamond, beginning in the sixteenth century, and shows the tragedies it brings to those who are involved with it until it is returned to its rightful place in the breast of a Hindu idol representing the goddess of love. In this episode John and Mary follow Dakar to a boat. Dakar tells Mary and ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1921
  • Anarkali : the legend of love. Catalog Record Only

    This television series is upon a romance between two historical figures in Pakistan during the Moghul period. This is the epic story of Anarkali, a courtesan in the Moghul Emperor Akbar's court, and her love for his son, the Prince Nuruddin Salim, who later becomes the Moghul Emperor Jahangir. When Akbar learns that his son is seriously in love with Anarkali, he does everything ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2008