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  • Collection

    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
    • Date: 2008-11-19
  • Collection

    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.

    • Date: 2009-08-20
  • Collection

    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
    • Date: 2013-08-14
  • Film, Video

    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
  • Film, Video

    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
  • Film, Video

    Lezioni di volo / 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
  • Film, Video

    Saawariya / 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
  • Film, Video

    Efter brylluppet / 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
  • Film, Video

    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
  • Film, Video

    Barfi! Catalog Record Only

    "Lovable, deaf prankster Barfi finds his life thrown into a tailspin by two beautiful women in this mischievous comedy"--Allmovie.com 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
  • Film, Video

    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
  • Film, Video

    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
  • Film, Video

    Bawandar = 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
  • Film, Video

    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
  • Film, Video

    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
  • Film, Video

    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
  • Film, Video

    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
  • Film, Video

    1942, a 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 Dehli OvOp Office; viewing copy; purchase; LC Purchase Collection.

    • Date: 1998
  • Film, Video

    Kashmīr jal rahā hai. Catalog Record Only

    Drama on alleged atrocities by Indian Army in Jammu and Kashmir.

    • Date: 2004
  • Film, Video

    Dāstān-i maz̤ālim. Catalog Record Only

    Documentary on alleged Muslim killings in Indonesia and Indian Gujarat.

    • Date: 2004
  • Film, Video

    Pukār. Catalog Record Only

    Documentary on alleged atrocities by Indian Army in Jammu and Kashmir; highlighting activities of Muslim freedom fighters.

    • Date: 2004
  • Film, Video

    Ganashastru [i.e. 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
  • Film, Video

    Dzumsa : 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
  • Film, Video

    Majā le lo gorī ke : mukābalā rāī nāca. Catalog Record Only

    Folk songs from Chhattīsgarh, India.

    • Date: 2004
  • Film, Video

    Parai / Catalog Record Only

    Documentary film on Dalits in Tamil Nadu, India. The status and oppression of the Dalit (outcast or untouchable) population in the South Indian village of Siruthondamadevi is explored.

    • Date: 2003