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    Surati: Classical and Folk Indian Dance from New Jersey Surati performs Indian classial and folk dance from New Jersey, another in the Homegrown Concert Series sponsored by the American Folklife Center.
    • Contributor: Surati Dance Group - Roy, Rimli - Surati (Dance Group) - American Folklife Center - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress) - John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts (U.S.). Millennium Stage
    • Date: 2008-11-19
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    Sreevidhya Chandramouli with Poovalur Sriji: South Indian Classical Music from Oregon Sreevidhya Chandramouli plays the vina, a plucked Indian lute with a fret board spanning three and a half octaves. She was trained in the Karaikudi vina tradition, the only school of south Indian vina players that goes back more than ten generations. Also featured is Poovalur Sriji on the mridangam.
    • Contributor: Chandramouli, Sreevidhya - Srinivasan, Poovalur V. - American Folklife Center - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress) - John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts (U.S.). Millennium Stage
    • Date: 2009-08-20
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    Kalanidhi Dance: Traditional Kuchipudi from Maryland Kalanidhi Dance Company was founded in 2005. Its artistic approach is to explore creative and contemporary ideas through the vocabulary of Kuchipudi, while retaining the essence and integrity of the classical form. Dancers include Supraja Chittari, Ankitha Durvasula, Ramya Durvasula, Pragnya Thamire and Deviga Valiyil.
    • Contributor: Kalanidhi Dance Company - Nehru, Anuradha - Kalanidhi Dance - American Folklife Center - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress) - John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts (U.S.). Millennium Stage
    • Date: 2013-08-14
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    City of Joy / Catalog Record Only PA565-599 U.S. Copyright Office Copyright: [Claimant, DCR, and REG unknown] PUB 14Apr92; PA565-599. Copyright notice on film: Lightmotive, Ltd. & Allied Filmmakers, N.V. ; 1992. Director of photography, Peter Biziou ; editor, Gerry Hambling ; music, Ennio Morricone. Patrick Swayze, Pauline Collins, Am Puri, Shabana Azmi, Art Malik. Distributor information for U.K. and French releases from Baseline; this source did not indicate year of...
    • Date: 1992
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    Water / Catalog Record Only A Hindu widow in 1938 could throw herself on her husband's funeral pyre, marry her husband's younger brother, or live in poverty and self-denial from then on. When eight-year-old Chuyia is widowed, she is sent to a home in the Holy City of Varanasi where Hindu widows live in penitence. Her feisty presence affects the other residents, forcing each to confront their faith and...
    • Date: 2005
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    Lezioni di volo /
    Flying lessons Catalog Record Only
    Chicken and Curry are two schoolmates whose nicknames refer to the fact that they are always together. After failing their high school finals, they try to deflect the wrath of their families by claiming that Curry (an adopted Indian boy) is suffering from an identity crisis and needs to go to India (in the company of his inseparable friend) to discover his roots. The...
    • Date: 2007
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    Saawariya /
    Beloved | Eternal soulmate Catalog Record Only
    Two souls arrive in a small town, one on vacation, the other to meet a lover. They spend the most magical dream-like days of their lives in that town, with each other.
    • Date: 2007
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    Efter brylluppet /
    After the wedding Catalog Record Only
    Jacob runs a struggling orphanage in one of India's poorest regions. Desperate to save an orphanage from closing, he returns to Denmark to meet Jorgen, a wealthy businessman and potential benefactor. What appears to be nothing more than a friendly gesture to attend a wedding sets in motion an increasingly devastating series of surprises, revelations, and confessions that will forever change their lives.
    • Date: 2007
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    Slumdog millionaire / Catalog Record Only Accused of cheating and desperate to prove his innocence, an eighteen-year-old orphan from the slums of Mumbai reflects back on his tumultuous life while competing to win 20 million rupees on India's most popular television game show.
    • Contributor: Boyle, Danny - Colson, Christian - Beaufoy, Simon - Patel, Dev - Pinto, Freida - Mittal, Madhur - Kapoor, Anil - Khan, Irrfan - Swarup, Vikas - Fox Searchlight Pictures - Warner Bros. Pictures (1969- ) - Celador Films - Filmfour (Firm) - Copyright Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 2008
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    Force
    Dil ki hai tamanna Catalog Record Only
    "Critically wounded and lying unconscious in a Mumbai hospital, ACP Yashvardhan of the Narcotics Control Bureau reflects on his life and his love-affair with Maya. With the assistance of the Commissioner as well as his colleagues, Atul, Kamlesh and Mahesh Pandey, and an informer, Arvind Shetty, he was able to apprehend drug-dealers in Kutch, Gujarat; Jalandhar, Punjab, as well as in Himachal Pradesh. Unknowingly,...
    • Contributor: Kamat, Nishikant - Shah, Vipul Amrutlal - Menon, Gautham - Abraham, John - D'souza, Genelia - Rishi, Mukesh - Fox Star Studios - Copyright Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 2011
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    Best Exotic Marigold Hotel Catalog Record Only "A small group of British retirees learn that the life they want to live might not be the life they need to live after pooling their resources to spend their twilight years in a unique setting located in India. Upon arriving at the once-opulent Marigold Hotel, however, the eager pensioners come to realize that rumors of the building's restoration have been greatly exaggerated. But...
    • Contributor: Madden, John - Broadbent, Graham - Czernin, Peter - Hewitt, Caroline - Parker, Ol - Dench, Judi - Smith, Maggie - Nighy, Bill - Wilton, Penelope - Wilkinson, Tom ... Madden, John - Broadbent, Graham - Czernin, Peter - Hewitt, Caroline - Parker, Ol - Dench, Judi - Smith, Maggie - Nighy, Bill - Wilton, Penelope - Wilkinson, Tom - Imrie, Celia - Pickup, Ronald - Moggach, Deborah - Participant Media - Image Nation (Firm) - Blueprint Pictures - Dune Entertainment - Ingenious Media - Bsp V, Ltd - Ingenious Film Partners (Firm) - Fox Searchlight Pictures - Copyright Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 2012
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    Barfi! Catalog Record Only "Lovable, deaf prankster Barfi finds his life thrown into a tailspin by two beautiful women in this mischievous comedy"--Allmovie WWW site, viewed September 1, 2016.
    • Contributor: Basu, Anurag - Screwvala, Ronnie - Kapur, Siddharth Roy - Kapoor, Ranbir - Ileana - Chopra, Priyanka - Utv Motion Pictures (India) - Mvp Films - Copyright Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 2012
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    Jungle book /
    Rudyard Kipling's Jungle book Catalog Record Only
    Mowgli wanders away from his village in India and is raised by a pack of wolves until he returns home and meets his mother, Messua. He knows nothing of human language or customs. His father was killed by a tiger, Shere Kahn. Mowgli learns how to speak and captivates Mahala, Budelo's daughter, with tales of the jungle and his animal friends. While tracking Shere...
    • Contributor: Korda, Zoltan - Stallings, Laurence - Sabu - Calleia, Joseph - Qualen, John - Kipling, Rudyard - United Artists Corporation - Embassy Home Entertainment (Firm) - LC Purchase Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 1984
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    Gandhi / Catalog Record Only Traces the life of Mahandas K. Gandhi, stressing his philosophy of nonviolence as a technique for politic change, from his activities in Southern Africa in the Indian Congress Party (1893) through his return to India (1915), his role in the Indian National Congress Party, and his various campaigns and struggles for Indian independence. Ends with his death by assassination in 1948, just a few...
    • Date: 1983
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    Bawandar = Sandstorm /
    Sandstorm Catalog Record Only
    Shoba Mathur works for Sathin, Govt. organization to create awareness against child-marriage and other social evils in the society, particularly in Dhabri, a village in Rajasthan. She recruits a young housewife, Saanvri, wife of rickshaw driver, Sohan. Saanvri goes around the village raising awareness, and incurs the wrath of the village elders, mostly members of the Gujjar family. When Saanvri persists with her efforts,...
    • Date: 2004
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    Kargil / Catalog Record Only Links the history of the Kashmir dispute with the Kargil conflagration. Focuses on the human tragedy in Kashmir rather than the political controversies surrounding the issue.
    • Date: 2000
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    Hindustan ki kasam / Catalog Record Only In Hindi, with English subtitles. Originally released theatrically. Executive producer, Kumar Mangat ; lyrics, Anand Bakshi ; music, Sukhwindara Singh. Amitabh Bachchan, Ajay Devgan, Manisha Koirala, Sushmita Sen. Sources used: videocassette container. Received: 3/3/2002 from New Dehli OvOp Office; viewing copy; purchase; LC Purchase Collection.
    • Date: 1998
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    Patita / Catalog Record Only In Hindi, with English subtitles. Originally released theatrically. Dev Anand, Usha Kiron, Agha, Lalita Pawar, Shivraj. Sources used: videocassette container. Received: 3/3/2002 from New Dehli OvOp Office; viewing copy; purchase; LC Purchase Collection.
    • Date: 1998
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    Dushman / Catalog Record Only In Hindi, with English subtitles. Originally released theatrically. Co-producer, Mukesh Bhatt ; music, Uttam Singh. Kajol, Sanjay Dutt, Ashutosh Rana. Sources used: videocassette container. Received: 3/3/2002 from New Dehli OvOp Office; viewing copy; purchase; LC Purchase Collection.
    • Date: 1999
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    1942, a love story
    Love story Catalog Record Only
    In Hindi, with English subtitles. Originally released theatrically. Anil Kapoor, Manisha Koirala, Jakie Shroff, Anupam Kher, Pran, Danny Denzongpa. Sources used: videocassette container. Received: 3/3/2002 from New Delhi OvOp Office; viewing copy; purchase; LC Purchase Collection.
    • Contributor: Chopra, Vidhu Vinod - Burman, Rahul Dev - LC Purchase Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 1998
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    Kashmīr jal rahā hai. Catalog Record Only Drama on alleged atrocities by Indian Army in Jammu and Kashmir.
    • Date: 2004
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    Dāstān-i maz̤ālim. Catalog Record Only Documentary on alleged Muslim killings in Indonesia and Indian Gujarat.
    • Date: 2004
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    Pukār. Catalog Record Only Documentary on alleged atrocities by Indian Army in Jammu and Kashmir; highlighting activities of Muslim freedom fighters.
    • Date: 2004
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    Ganashastru [i.e. Ganashatru] /
    Satyajit Ray's Ganashatru | Enemy of the people | Ganashatru Catalog Record Only
    In Chandipur, Bengal, Dr. Ashok Gupta is convinced that the holy water of the local temple is responsible for the epidemic that is rampant in the region. He warns his brother, Nisith, a city official, who refuses to close the temple, and is supported by a powerful local businessman. Dr. Gupta endeavors to warn the public but his newspaper article is rejected by the...
    • Date: 2003
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    Dzumsa : traditional natural resources management in Sikkim, India /
    Traditional natural resources management in Sikkim, India Catalog Record Only
    "Funded by: The Ford Foundation, New Delhi, India."--Disc label. "Supported by ICIMOD and Himal Association."--Disc label. Not viewed. Source used: videodisc container. Received: ca. 5-2005 from New Delhi OvOp office; viewing copy; purchase; LC Purchase Collection.
    • Date: 2002