• Film, Video
    Kantan karunai Catalog Record Only Film revolves around Lord Murugan, his birth, marriage and his acceptance of the post of the head of the army of heaven. In Hinduism, there are six abodes of Lord Murugan, known as the "Arupadaiveedu". The story behind each of the abodes are portrayed chronologically in the film. The film covers the major incidents which define Lord Murugan and his place in the Hindu ...
    • Date: 2010
  • Film, Video
    Arankerram Catalog Record Only Film is the story of a young woman who is forced to become a prostitute to support her conservative, but extremely poor Brahmin family. It carried hard hitting messages and very bold scenes and was controversial at the time of its release, but became a commercial hit. The film was featured as part of the Tamil Nadu government's information campaign promoting family planning.
    • Date: 200?
  • Film, Video
    Mān̲uṭa vacantam. Kātalar tin̲am.
    Cir̲appup pārvai Catalog Record Only
    Criticism and public perceptions on Valentine's day in the context of Tamil Nadu.
    • Date: 2006
  • Film, Video
    Mān̲uṭa vacantam. Vaṇika ol̲uṅkukaḷ = Vanika olungukal : vaṇikam kur̲itta virivān̲a kalanturaiyāṭal /
    Vanika olungukal Catalog Record Only
    Discourse on commerce and trade from Islamic perspective.
    • Contributor: Hapīp Muhammatu, Kē. Vi. Es. - Creative Communication Chennai - Islamic Foundation Trust
    • Date: 200?
  • Film, Video
    Pattinattar Catalog Record Only Film captures the life of Paṭṭin̲attār, active 10th century, one of the medieval prominent saivite poet cum saints in Tamil Nadu; film produced in 1962. Pattinathar worshiped Shiva at the Srikalahasti temple, which has inspired great poetic and musical works. He urged repeatedly not to be attached to the body and its pleasures, for the body which perishes and becomes food for animals and ...
    • Date: 200?
  • Film, Video
    Tekam /
    Degham | Body Catalog Record Only
    A film on the transgender experience with Revathi, Narthaki Nataraj, Priya Babu, Asha Bharathi, and Kalki talking about the complexities of the body. Summary taken from insert.
    • Date: 2008
  • Film, Video
    Kutty Japanin kuzhandaigal /
    Children of mini Japan : a portrait of working children in Sivakasi Catalog Record Only
    On the plight of children working in match box and fireworks industry in Sivakasi, Tamil Nadu.
    • Date: 1991
  • Film, Video
    Mathamma / Catalog Record Only Documentary capturing a peculiar but heart waning practice of devoting the girl children to the deity of Arundhati community in Mangattucheri village near Arakkonam, Chennai. This is a more a video participatory movement than a film, initiating a debate across the state and eventually a government intervention.
    • Date: 2000
  • Film, Video
    Stone humans = Kal man̲itarkaḷ /
    Kal man̲itarkaḷ Catalog Record Only
    The film brings to light the plight of Bhovis, stone breaking community, in Tamil Nadu.
    • Date: 2009
  • Film, Video
    Arangetram / Catalog Record Only Performance of traditional dances of India in Malaysia.
    • Date: 2011
  • Film, Video
    Pun̲n̲akai /
    Punnagai | Smile Catalog Record Only
    In Tamil. Not viewed. Sources used: catalog card from New Delhi OvOp field office; Internet movie data base, 5-25-2004. Received: 6/30/1994 from New Delhi OvOp Office; viewing copy; purchase, Special Foreign Currency Program; LC Purchase Collection.
    • Date: 1971
  • Film, Video
    Aṇṇa 100, oru varalār̲r̲up pārvai / Catalog Record Only Nītikkaṭci, Cuyamariyạtai Iyakkam mar̲r̲um Tirāviṭa Iyakkam val̲iyāka ar̲iñar Aṇṇāvin̲ araciyal, man̲itāpimān̲a cintan̲aikaḷai ar̲iya mur̲paṭukir̲atu ippaṭam. Documentary of C.N. Annadurai, former Chief minister of Tamil Nadu and founder of DMK, political party in Tamil Nadu. Traces the history of Justice party, Self-respect, and Dravidian movements on which Annadurai laid his platform to be a politician.
    • Date: 2009
  • Film, Video
    Demonstrasi Hindraf / Catalog Record Only Documentary on the demonstration by Hindraf (Hindu Rights Action Force) on November 25, 2007, in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, over the marginalization of Malaysian Indian community.
    • Date: 2007
  • Film, Video
    Taṭai = Barrier /
    Barrier Catalog Record Only
    As the Sri Lankan government puts barricades at most of the places, the medicines to the hospital in Tamil populated areas fail to reach the hospital. As a result, Sinnarasu's son dies at the hospital due to lack of medicines in the hospital.
    • Date: 2004
  • Film, Video
    Puricai Turaicāmi Kaṇṇappa Tampirān̲ / Catalog Record Only A look at folk theater of Conjeeveram, India.
    • Date: 1999
  • Film, Video
    Hard questions, no answers : Tamil issues of 2007 / Catalog Record Only Documentary of issues regarding discrimination and poverty in Malaysia.
    • Date: 2008
  • Film, Video
    Mullaitivu saga = Mullait tīvu : paṭukolaiyin̲ katai /
    Mullait tīvu Catalog Record Only
    "A battered face believes that Kannaki, legendary heroine of the ancient Tamil literary work Silapathikaram, will one day come, fight for justice. This is recounted through a Koothu played in the historic land before the war in Sri Lanka. "Mullaitivu saga" an episode of planned massacre of the suppressed people while most of the human rights machinery remained a silent witness."
    • Date: 2010
  • Film, Video
    Cul̲ar̲putir = Labyrinth /
    Labyrinth | Rattai colmurai Cularputir | Raattai Version Labyrinth Catalog Record Only
    The short film captures different
    • Date: 200?
  • Film, Video
    Apūrva cakōtarkaḷ /
    Aboorva sagodargal | Apoorva sahotharargal | Apoova sahodarargal | Apoorva sahodarulu | Appu Raja Catalog Record Only
    Inspector Sedupathi captures and humiliates four villians. When released, they murder Sedupathi, but his pregnant wife survives. She gives birth to twin boys, Appu and Raja, who are separated at birth. Years later, Appu, a dwarf, avenges his father's death, but Raja is blamed. The brothers are reunited when Appu rescues Raja, and together they kill the last surviving villian.
    • Date: 1993
  • Film, Video
    Intiyāvil Muslimkaḷin̲ āṭci : kal̀̀̀̀̀̀̀anturaiyāṭal / Catalog Record Only Discussion on the Muslim rule in India.
    • Date: 2006
  • Film, Video
    Mar̲upaṭiyum /
    Marupadium Catalog Record Only
    Feature film.
    • Date: 1992
  • Film, Video
    Eyṭs (HIV) vil̲ippuṇarvu nikal̲cci : Islạm valiyur̲uttum ol̲ukka ner̲imur̲aikaḷ /
    Aids (HIV) prevention Catalog Record Only
    On Aids prevention, speech delivered about information regarding AIDS and HIV awareness program.
    • Contributor: Hapīp Muhammatu, Kē. Vi. Es. - Islamic Foundation Trust - Lc Purchase Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 2006
  • Film, Video
    Amaitiyay nokki. Summary note.
    • Date: 2006
  • Film, Video
    Nām iruvar /
    Naam iruvar Catalog Record Only
    In Tamil. T.R. Makalinkam, T.A. Jeyalaksmi, B.R. Pantulu, Kumari Kamala. Originally produced as motion picture by A.V.M. Producation, Madras. Received: 9-26-1994 from New Delhi OvOp Office; viewing copy; purchase, special foreign currency program; LC Purchase Collection.
    • Date: 1986
  • Film, Video
    Carvar Cuntaram /
    Carvar Cuntaram | Server Sundaram | Sarvar Sundaram Catalog Record Only
    Sundaram lives a contended life of a waiter with his mother. He falls in love with Radha who frequents the hotel he works and she is also the daughter of the owner of the hotel, Sundaram works in. Radha doesn't show much interest towards him. Sundaram ventures into movies with the help of his friend Raghavan. The rest of the movie is about how ...
    • Date: 200?