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    Baharon ke sapne Catalog Record Only Story of Ram, son of a small town mill worker who leaves the house and goes to Bombay in search of a job. He returns disappointed to his hometown and starts working in the same mill where his father used to work as an ordinary laborer. Soon he becomes the leader of the union. This leads to a lot of conflicts between the management...
    • Contributor: Hussain, Nasir - Burman, Rahul Dev - Eros Multimedia (Firm) - LC Purchase Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 2004
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    Jab pyar kisise hota hai Catalog Record Only Musical cross-class romance featuring Sunder and Nisha whose childhood betrothal is broken off after the girl's father becomes a millionaire. Her aunt was the witness of his engagement. Sunder pretends to be the rich Popatlal and Nisha falls in love with him. He finally is accepted by Nisha's father.
    • Contributor: Hussain, Nasir - Shankar Jaikishan (Musical Group) - Eros Multimedia (Firm) - LC Purchase Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 2004
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    Ek inquilab aur aaya : Lucknow 1920-1949 Catalog Record Only A documentary set in Firanghi Mahal, an institution for rationalist Islamic scholarship founded in the late 17th century. Through two women, Sughra Fatema and her niece Khadija Ansari, it tells the unknown stories of women and their struggles to find their own ways of being in a time of dramatic changes. One wrote poetry to express herself and the other became a student activist...
    • Contributor: Chakravarti, Uma - Mehrotra, Rajiv - Public Service Broadcasting Trust (New Delhi, India)
    • Date: 2017
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    Muslim & police : a perspective
    Muslim and police Catalog Record Only
    Copyright notice on disc: People's Vigilance Committee Human Right. Script, Sunil Kuksal ; camera & editing, Maneesh Sharma ; music, Pt. Vikas Maharaj ; voice over, Surjan Singh. "Reducing police torture against Muslim minority at the grossroot level by engaging and strengthening Human Rights Institutions in India." Gift; 2015-10-02. English, Hindi, and Urdu with English subtitles. Acquired for the Library of Congress only.
    • Contributor: Raghuvanshi, Lenin - People's Vigilance Committee for Human Rights (Vārānasi, Uttar Pradesh, India)
    • Date: 200?
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    Naṭarāja Bhojapurīyā ...saste me mastā
    Natraj Bhojpuria : Catalog Record Only
    "Apna Natraj, cheap and best" declared Azzharuddin, a street vendor and aspiring actor. Natraj theatre, an old landmark in Chembur, Mumbai shifted to screening Bhojpuri movies somewhere in the early 2000s. The Bhojpuri film industry does a booming business with a new film releasing every next week in Natraj and a few other theatres in Mumbai. The documentary seeks to explore the space of...
    • Contributor: Anand, Atul - Tata Institute of Social Sciences. School of Media and Cultural Studies
    • Date: 2015
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    Time vampires Catalog Record Only "Capital is dead labour, that, vampire-like, only lives by sucking living labour, and lives more, the more labour it sucks." Today Marx's famous description of capital applies to every aspect of our lives, especially to the ways in which we understand and consume time. Time Vampires are creatures who use other people's time to achieve their own ends. They normalize their time-sucking ways by...
    • Contributor: Saraswat, Aditi - Tata Institute of Social Sciences. School of Media and Cultural Studies
    • Date: 2016
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    Leng Levora Leng Catalog Record Only CGNet Swara, an interactive voice-recording communication platform, uses technology-mobile, internet and Bluetooth, to listen, record and facilitate change for the poorest adivasis of the troubled state of Chhattisgarh. The film profiles CGNet's attempts to build a bridge through technology between the outside world of non-adivasis and the remote, forgotten pockets of adivasi India that are untouched by mainstream media. It showcases the triumph of...
    • Contributor: Vaid, Minnie - Public Service Broadcasting Trust (New Delhi, India)
    • Date: 2017
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    Belonging to untouchable god Catalog Record Only The film is about Ramkali Devi and the remarkable work of her group of Musahar women in Bihar. Traditionally bonded labour for upper caste landlords, subjected to exploitation and violence, things have changed for them in various ways, as they undertook the struggle to fight for their rights and justice.
    • Contributor: Anuj Kumar - Public Service Broadcasting Trust (New Delhi, India)
    • Date: 2017
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    Boma : mahāśunya
    Bom : Catalog Record Only
    Hidden in the mountains of the Himalayas, Malana was like a lost world. A reticent community fostering a primitive existence in harmony with nature and harbouring their own unique model of democracy of consensus, where they select instead of electing. They have also been producing some of the best quality hashish. A real life story of transition; an ancient civilization being invaded and obliterated...
    • Contributor: Datta, Amlan - Datta, Anirban - Animagineer (Firm)
    • Date: 2011
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    Dil deke dekho Catalog Record Only Neeta, an heiress, is the only daughter of U.K. based industrialist, Jagat Narayan. She falls in love with Raja. Things take a dramatic turnn when Jagat and Neeta find out that Raja is not who he claims to be. When Raja defends himself and calls himself Roop, his very own mother denies this claim and instead states that Chandra is Roop, her only son....
    • Contributor: Hussain, Nasir - Mukerjee, S. - Khanna, Usha - Shemaroo Video (Firm) - Filmalaya Private Limited - LC Purchase Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 2004
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    Zokkomon Catalog Record Only "Young orphan Kunal (Darsheel Safary) unleashes his inner hero and embarks on the journey of a lifetime after being forsaken by his uncaring uncle (Anupam Kher) in this inspirational tale of perseverance"--Allmovie.com, September 11, 2017.
    • Contributor: Bhatkal, Satyajit - Ak̲h̲tar, Jāvīd - Safary, Darsheel - Kher, Anupam - Fadnnis, Manjari - Utv Motion Pictures (India) - Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures - Copyright Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 2011
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    Imaging Bombay Catalog Record Only Anchored on the politics of identity and livelihood, 'Imaging Bombay' attempts to look at this bustling city through the myriad processes of image making. Told through the lens of two image makers' second generation studio photographer Satish Gamre and avid instagrammer Meghna Girohtra. The film attempts to document the transformations in photography practices in the city. As image-makers ourselves, the film is stitched together...
    • Contributor: Maddali, Aditi - Tata Institute of Social Sciences. School of Media and Cultural Studies
    • Date: 2015
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    Bulbule = Bulabule
    Bulabule | Bulbule Catalog Record Only
    Bulbule is an account of love, loss and longing located within the context of a state-run community clinic for smack/ heroin de-addiction in Trilokpuri, a resettlement colony in East Delhi. The film explores the fragility and tenacity of this urban formation and the struggle of its denizens for solidarity and dignity in the face of extreme social precarity. It is an attempt to bring...
    • Contributor: Ghufran, Iram - Public Service Broadcasting Trust (New Delhi, India)
    • Date: 2017
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    Govandi C.I.D. Catalog Record Only Govandi crime our camera is a film that looks at a bunch of young men from Shivaji Nagar, Govandi who produce local media content as a means to combat the rampant drug problem in the area. Shivaji Nagar is an urban slum at the edge of Mumbai, located right next to Indias largest garbage dumping ground. The SVJ boyzz as they call themselves, produce...
    • Contributor: Deepti Murali - Tata Institute of Social Sciences. School of Media and Cultural Studies
    • Date: 2015