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  • Film, Video
    Găhăṇū ḷamayi /
    Gehenu lamai Catalog Record Only
    Kusum witnesses Nimal leading a procession into their village. Kusum then recalls her childhood spent with friend Nimal. She is taught by the older boy. Kusum then starts boarding school with a transition to her at an older age. She gains a friend in Podmini who admires Kusum's innocence.When Kusum visits home, she takes to helping out at the home of Nimal's mother, Mrs. ...
    • Date: 2010
  • Film, Video
    Indrakīlayi /
    Indrakeelaya 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 ...
    • Date: 2005
  • Film, Video
    Uttama pūjā /
    Uttama pooja Catalog Record Only
    Television serial drama depicting the courage of Sri Lankan Army in the Civil War.
    • Date: 2010
  • Film, Video
    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 ...
    • Date: 2004
  • Film, Video
    Taraṇaya /
    Crossing Catalog Record Only
    Story of a poor Sinhalese village woman tormented by existing social conditions and values.
    • Date: 2004
  • Film, Video
    Vīra Puran Appu /
    Rebellion Catalog Record Only
    Film based on the 1848 Matalle rebellion against the British power in Sri Lanka and its leader Puran Appu, 1812-1848.
    • Date: 2004
  • Film, Video
    Relax sensation : Sinhala Karoke / Catalog Record Only Sinhalese karoke.
    • Contributor: Torana Home Video (Firm)
    • Date: 2015
  • Film, Video
    Ta̐genagira veralen a̐sena /
    The East is calling | Kil̲akku karaiyin̲ al̲aippu 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.
    • Date: 2006
  • Film, Video
    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.
    • Date: 2008
  • Film, Video
    Akālasandhyā /
    Timeless eves Catalog Record Only
    Tele-drama on revenge and retribution of two 16th century Sinhalese clans engaged in Angam pora, Sri Lankan martial arts.
    • Date: 2010
  • Film, Video
    Ira mădiyama /
    August sun 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 ...
    • Date: 2007
  • Film, Video
    Gī raṅga mihira /
    Gee ranga mihira Catalog Record Only
    Selections from the plays and musical dramas of John de Silva, Sinhalese dramatist; performed by various artists.
    • Date: 2008
  • Film, Video
    Thala 2008 : Sigiriya, the noble dance ballet /
    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
    • Date: 2008
  • Film, Video
    Kuvēṇi /
    Kuweni Catalog Record Only
    Video recording of a musical by Henry Jayasena, Sinhalese actor, director, and author; based on the story of princess Kuweni, the mythological originator of Veddas, aboriginal race of Sri Lanka.
    • Date: 2009
  • Film, Video
    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.
    • Date: 2009
  • Film, Video
    Rekhāva /
    Rekāva | Line of destiny Catalog Record Only
    A tilt walker cum musician Miguel (Sesha Palihakara) arrivies in the village of Siriyalas with a monkey, it performs various antics for the public. Two thieves of the village try to rob him. A young boy, Sena, prevents the robbery. The tilt walker, who is also a palm reader, read the boy's palm and predicts the future, said that he will become a famous ...
    • Date: 2010
  • Film, Video
    Vedahāminē /
    Wedahamine 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 ...
    • Date: 2006
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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.
    • Date: 2007
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    Seyilama /
    Seilama | City Catalog Record Only
    Story of of a Sinhalese village woman forced, with her child, to relocate to Colombo, the city known as the concrete jungle and believed to be unsafe for innocent women.
    • Date: 2004
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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 ...
    • Date: 2010
  • Film, Video
    Sāraviṭa / Catalog Record Only Saraliya, a good natured man of integrity and spirituality, is a betel seller and living with Nandasena, an adopted boy in the shanties. Marcus, the Mudalali of the slum takes his revenge by secretly sending Nandasena to an orphanage for his refusing to hide stolen goods in his shanty. Marcus helps the under-world boss (black market) Jackie in a highway robbery. In the bag ...
    • Date: 2005
  • Film, Video
    Sulaṃ kirillī /
    Wind bird | Sulang kirilli Catalog Record Only
    A Sri Lankan village girl working in a garmament factory in the city falls in love with a soldier and becomes pregnent. Her lover, an already married man, wants her to get an abortion. She is faced with a contradiction in which abortion is prohibited by state law and yet it is taboo to give birth outside a marriage. She becomes a victim of ...
    • Date: 2005
  • Film, Video
    Apē ḷamā lōkaya-- Children's world / Catalog Record Only Short films created as teaching tools for adults and for children to prevent child sexual abuse and other forms of violence perpetrated against children during times of war in Sri Lanka; some films are animated; includes subtitles in English.
    • Date: 2006
  • Film, Video
    Ākāsa kusum /
    Flowers of the sky 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 ...
    • Date: 2010
  • Film, Video
    Kusa-Paba Catalog Record Only Summary note
    • Date: 200?