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    Mohenjo Daro Catalog Record Only During the prehistoric Indus valley civilization, in 2016 BC, the evil greed of a man, Maham is about to destroy one of the oldest cities in the world. Mohenjo Daro. A young Indigo farmer, Sarman, enters this city and meets Chaani, the daughter of the priest. Predicted to be the origin of a new society, Sarman in his attempt to win Chaani's love, uncovers ...
    • Contributor: Gowariker, Ashutosh - Kapur, Siddharth Roy - Gowariker, Sunita A. - Reliance Big Entertainment
    • Date: 2016
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    Jahaiz /
    Jahez Catalog Record Only
    Feature film about the system of dowry in Pakistan. Without a large dowry from her family, the bride may be cursed at every step by her in-laws, turned out of the house, or even murdered by deliberately setting her clothes on fire. The film shows the miseries of a young man, when he marries his two sisters off to unscrupulous, greedy families.
    • Date: 1990
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    Anokhi shadi : comedy stage drama / Catalog Record Only Comedy stage performance, depicting the social value of marriage in Pakistani society.
    • Date: 1992
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    Traffik. Catalog Record Only Copyright notice on tape: Channel Four Television Co., Ltd. ; 1989. Bill Paterson, Lindsay Duncan, Jamal Shah, Talat Hussain, George Kukura, Tilo Prückner, Fritz Müller-Scherz. Per Variety, 8-16-89: "establishing dialog is in German or Pakistani where appropriate". Unable to determine what language is meant by Pakistani; may be Urdu, Sindhi, Punjabi, etc. Originally broadcast on PBS in five parts on five nights, beginning on ...
    • Date: 1990
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    Train to Pakistan /
    Ṭarain ṭū Pākistān | Ṭ̄rena ṭū Pākistāna Catalog Record Only
    "Tensions run high near the border of British India, which is about to be partitioned with a new country called Pakistan. Sikhs living in this border town have heard numerous stories of Muslims killing, raping, and looting other Sikhs, Hindus, and Christians, and many of whom are their friends and relatives. Enraged at the loss of law and order, they plan their own attack ...
    • Contributor: Gupta, Ravi - Pandit, R. V. (Raj Vasant) - Rooks, Pamela - Pandey, Nirmal - Kapur, Rajit - Dutta, Divya - Kuldeep Singh - Khushwant Singh - National Film Development Corporation of India - Pan Pictures (Firm) - Rooks A.V. (Firm) - Channel Four Films (Firm) - Mohan Chopra Productions (Firm) - Jorden Electronics (New Delhi, India) - LC Purchase Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 2006
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    Ek din. Raakh
    Aik din | Raakh | Rāk̲h̲ Catalog Record Only
    The story of a lady Naheed, who is divorced by Sarmad. They have one daughter. Sarmad and Naheed both get second marriages. After Naheed's second marriage Sarmad claims and is granted custody of his daughter but his second wife doesn't accept her. He returns his daughter to Naheed but is ashamed of his act.
    • Contributor: Thakur, Nusrat - Syed, Asghar Nadeem - Shahid, Salman - Pakistan Television Corporation - Shalimar Recording Company - LC Purchase Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 2006
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    Cākar-i Aʻz̤am /
    Chakr-e-Azam Catalog Record Only
    Televised Urdu serial of the Baloch legend folklore figure Mir Chakar Khan Rind, known as Chakar-e-Azam (1468-1565AD) an important figure in the Balochi epic ballad Hani and Sheh Mureed, who was forced to flee to the Punjab, where he was granted large land holdings by the Mughal Emperor Humayun and fought for the Balochistan ethnic identity--Wikipedia.
    • Date: 2008
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    Nolad la-ḥofesh
    נולד לחופש / | Born to be free Catalog Record Only
    VHS format. Based on the play by Talma Alyagon-Rose. Title from videocassette housing. Sources used: label on videocassette housing; OCLC record number: 234384485 & 234384497. Received 2017-08-28 from AMED; source of acquisition unknown ; Israel and Judaica Section Video Collection (Library of Congress) Not viewed.
    • Contributor: Alyagon-Rose, Talma - Teʼaṭron Ornah Porat LI-YELADIM Ule-Noʻar (Israel) - Israel and Judaica Section Video Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 2007
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    Susral chalo /
    Susrāl calo Catalog Record Only
    Comedy feature film about the discrimination for the poor by the wealthy. Two young men of "low caste" devise a plan to win over the hearts of wealthy young women. They circumvent the matriarch of the house--one by posing as a servant, and the other by posing as a wealthy heir. After their marriages, the women take their husbands' part against the matriarch.
    • Date: 1990
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    Khawaja & sons /
    Khawaja and sons Catalog Record Only
    Comedy-drama from Pakistan Television. The story is about a typical Pakistani family, consisting of a father, nine daughters and a son. It shows fun and bantering at the large family get-togethers, a young-at-heart Khawaja Sahib, and his scores of grandchildren; the son has his moments of anguish at being pooh-poohed by his future father-in-law; a mean son-in-law wants to blackmail Khawaja.
    • Date: 1988
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    Aurat raj / Catalog Record Only A feature film fantasy, in which a democratic state is ruled by women. The women's mannerisms are masculine, and the men are effeminate. Their roles are reversed as a result of the fallout from the explosion of a "chemical" bomb, which the woman head of state purchases from an alien power, in order to avenge the excesses perpetrated by a male-dominated society on women. ...
    • Date: 1991
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    Choron ka dushman /
    Coron̲ kā dushman Catalog Record Only
    Feature film about a dauntless inspector of special police who poses as a corrupt officer in order to nab a dangerous smuggler. After a protracted and bloody confrontation, he smashes the gang. In the process, he avenges the the cold-blooded murder of his father, who was also an honest police officer, slain by the ring leader many years before.
    • Date: 1990
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    K2 / Catalog Record Only PA576-788 U.S. Copyright Office Copyright: [Claimant, DCR, and REG unknown] PUB 15Apr92; PA576-788. Copyright notice on film: Trans Pacific International Partnership ; 1991. Variety, 12/2/91 lists U.S. releasing company as Miramax. Executive producers, Melvyn J. Estrin, Hal Weiner ; film editor, Sean Barton ; music by Chaz Jankel. Michael Biehn (Taylor), Matt Craven (Harold). LC has U.S. release copy. From the play by Patrick ...
    • Contributor: Roddam, Franc - Meyers, Patrick - Biehn, Michael - Craven, Matt - Copyright Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 1992
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    ISQH : beyond love. Catalog Record Only This television series of 19 episodes, has a variety of social undertones and depicts characters with dual backgrounds involved in political and social intrigue. The story runs through two generations and shows how the second generation suffers as a result of the poor choices and mistakes made by the first generation.
    • Date: 2010
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    Maa Catalog Record Only Asad is a corrupt individual, married to his uncle's daughter, Maryam. He throws out his uncle and his pregnant wife. His parents live in a village in Pakistan with their other two sons. They are unaware of Asad's activities and marriage and arrange to marry their friend's daughter, Javeria, to him. While Asad is taken in by the authorities, Javeria is left sulking at ...
    • Contributor: Sheikh, Zulfiqar - Sheikh, Tasmina - Hussain, Talat - Asad - Gillani, Uzma - Asgahr, Suhail - Hassan, Sajid - Chaudhry, Nighat - LC Purchase Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 2006
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    Jānglūs /
    Jangloos Catalog Record Only
    Urdu drama serial originally broadcast on Pakistan Television.
    • Date: 1991
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    Dil lagi Catalog Record Only Najma belongs to a rich family, while Raja is poor. Najma's father wants her to marry his friend's son, Dr. Amjad, but she refuses. Raja is ill after the news of Najma's marriage. His friend Rano tells Dr. Amjad that Raja loves Najma, and Dr. Anjum decides that Najma should marry with Raja. They go to Raja's home only to find Raja had died. ...
    • Contributor: Dar, Aslam - Nadeem - Shabnam - Lehri - Talish - LC Purchase Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 2007
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    Song of Mohenjodaro : a ballet /
    Song of Moenjodaro Catalog Record Only
    A filmed performance by Sheema Kermani and her 20 students of a mobile theater,Tehrik-e-Niswan translated as The Women's Movement. Presented on April 29, 2009 at the Arts Council Theater in Karachi, to celebrate International Dance Day. The Song of Mohenjodaro is an exhilarating display of dance forms combining classic and folk versions of yoga, bhairavi, dandiya.The ballet tells the story of Peelu and his ...
    • Date: 2009
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    Ek din. Rustam aur Sohrab
    Aik din Catalog Record Only
    The story revolves around a young architect Nadeem. He is a very materialistic person. He refuses his fiancée Nailah. He wants to marry Azra because Azra is the daughter of a rich man. After two years, they are getting married. Azra learns of his materialistic approach about her and she refuses to marry him. He returns to Naila but she also refuses him.
    • Contributor: Thakur, Nusrat - Hussain, Irshad - Pirzada, Samina - Pakistan Television Corporation - Shalimar Recording Company - LC Purchase Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 2004
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    Gurez : PTV drama serial / Catalog Record Only A millionnaire yearns for a male heir. Three daughters are born to his two wives, whom he marries one after another. He hates the girls, especially the eldest, whom he blames for the death of her mother during delivery. He marries for a third time, only to discover this wife to be a cunning, greedy opportunist. A massive heart attack enlightens him, however, when ...
    • Date: 1991
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    Nishan-e-Haider /
    Nishān-i Ḥaidar Catalog Record Only
    On the heroism of two young officers of the Pakistan Army and Air Force who were killed in action and posthumously awarded Nishan-e-Haider, the highest military award of Pakistan.
    • Date: 2004
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    Anarkali / Catalog Record Only Television play about the beleaguered wife of a wealthy businessman. He expects her to be a "party girl", i.e., to intercede for him with government officials or directors of companies, with whom he has his contract bids at stake. Being an introvert, she declines to oblige him, creating an atmosphere of discord. She takes up writing as a means of expressing her feelings, and ...
    • Date: 1991
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    Khamosh pani-- silent waters / Catalog Record Only It is 1979 and Pakistan is embracing nationalism through its Islamic identity. The story begins when Pakistan is ruled by martial law. Widowed Ayesha lives in Charkhi, in the Pakistani Punjab with her son Saleem, who becomes intensely involved with a group of Islamic fundamentalists. When a group of Sikh pilgrims come to town, the family's faith comes into question. Salim is a quiet ...
    • Date: 2005
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    Green card /
    Grīn kārd Catalog Record Only
    A comedy about the craze to obtain an American green card, particularly through the most popular method of marrying an American. The story shows the predicament of a Pakistani family, whose son returns with his American wife. She is all but lost in an alien society, where nobody speaks her language, and she is a stranger to the culture. Unable to adjust, she returns ...
    • Date: 1991
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    Tere Bin Laden /
    Tere Bina Lādena Catalog Record Only
    A tongue-in-cheek comedy about an ambitious young news reporter from Pakistan who is desperate to migrate to the US in pursuit of the American dream. His repeated attempts to immigrate are shot down as his visa is always rejected. But when things couldn't look worse he comes across an Osama bin Laden look alike. Ali then hatches a scheme to produce a fake Osama ...
    • Date: 2010