Surati performs classical and folk East Indian music and dance at the Library of Congress, November 19, 2008. videorecording | videorecording ; 88 min | Homegrown Concert Series. (Source). November 19, 2008. (Date). Videorecording (Form).
Library of Congress - Surati (dance Group) - Roy, Rimli - Austen, Theadocia Millich - Todorova-Pirgova, Iveta
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.
Sreevidhya Chandramouli of Portland, Oregon, performs vina music and Sanscrit songs of South India at the Library of Congress, August 20, 2009. videorecording | videorecording ; 64 min | Homegrown Concert Series. (Source). August 20, 2009. Videorecording (Form).
Library of Congress - Chandramouli, Sreevidhya - Sriji, Poovalur
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.
In 1947, Tara, a Sikh truck driver in Punjab, meets and falls in love with a wealthy Muslim girl named Sakina, during anti-Muslim riots whom he saves, courts and marries. Years later, Sakina travels to Pakistan to visit her father, now the mayor of a small Pakistan city, who tries to seperate her and Tara and force her into an arranged marriage with a ...
The film is an expression of the filmmaker's experiences as she travels extensively through the country of Nepal and finds stories of its relationships with India that go beyond the boundaries of history, politics and geography. Based on the vibrant relationship between the two countries, the film is a cultural tool that strives to evoke awareness against preconceived notions and support the development of ...
Sanyal, Aparna - India. Ministry of External Affairs - Public Service Broadcasting Trust (new Delhi, India)
A documentary film by VHAI which captures the deplorable conditions of bidi rollers of Murshidabad district in West Bengal who live a life of misery, suffering from TB, asthma, lung, skin and other diseases. This moving human story presents heart wrenching case studies of women and children who roll bidis from morning to night and remain in object poverty.
Kumar, Raman - Mukhopadhyay, Alok - Kuldeep Singh - Voluntary Health Association of India
In what is also known as India's 'Little Pakistan' in New Delhi, a girl is on a search for a lost home movie. The search takes her into the mapless lanes of the place she calls home. Lanes conceal a history and a past. A love and loss tale about being Muslim in India today.
In a happy family with music heritage, Nedumudi Venu is Mohanlal's brother and guru, and an excellent singer. He reigns in the family and in the society with his music. But because of his addiction with alcohol, he loses his control over the music and people start prefering his sishya and brother Mohanlal. Considering this as an insult, he starts hating his brother and ...
After the marriage of her daughter Rosemary, an Anglo-Indian school teacher Violet Stoneham lives a lonely life in her single room flat located at 36 Chowringhee Lane in Calcutta. She is thrilled when a former student, Nandita Roy, looks her up and also brings her boyfriend, Samaresh Moitra, to her flat. Samaresh is an author and would like to write his new novel. She ...
Several segments focusing on human rights worldwide are shown: The Kurds of Iraq, victims of chemical bombing, are shown. In Argentina and Chile, the issue of impunity versus accountabiliy is examined in relation to those responsible for the disappearance of thousands of people. A former death squad officer from South Africa offers his viewpoint on torture. Reebok proves itself to be a corporation with ...