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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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    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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    Shivananda Khan : interviewed by Sridhar Rangayan on 18th & 19th January 2011 in Lucknow Catalog Record Only Shiv belongs nowhere and yet belongs everywhere. Born in a remote North Eastern state of India, migrating to UK, fighting racism and setting up a support group of South Asian LGBT persons in London, setting up health support groups for MSM across India, Bangladesh, and other South Asian countries, these are progressions on a pathbreaking journey that takes Shiv to being honoured by the ...
    • Contributor: Rangayan, Sridhar - Anand, Vivek - Humsafar Trust (Bombay, India)
    • Date: 2011
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    Bamboo : a gift of nature /
    Gift of nature Catalog Record Only
    Copyright notice on disc: Indian Council of Forestry Research & Education, Dehra Dun. Camera, A.L. Vishwakarma ; narration, Harbinder Singh Badhwar ; music, Umesh Tarkaswar ; executive producer, R.K. Mani. Documentary in three parts; no collective title. Not viewed. Sources used: VCD container; cataloging record from OvOp field office. viewing copy; Received: 2009-01-14 from New Delhi OvOp Office; purchase; LC Purchase Collection.
    • Date: 1998
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    The other end of the line Catalog Record Only When a beautiful customer service operator in India falls for a charming American executive over the telephone, they're in for a serious case of mistaken cultural identity. With a penchant for all things American and a heart full of dreams, Priya flies to San Francisco to meet her destiny, and it looks like love at first sight. Now Priya and Granger must risk everything ...
    • Contributor: Metcalfe, Jesse - Saran, Shriya - Kher, Anupam - Foster, Sara - Miller, Larry - Dodson, James - Amritraj, Ashok - Jackson, Tracey - Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer - Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment, Inc - LC Gift Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 2009
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    "Till the bitter end" / Catalog Record Only Documentary on human rights violation of dalits and atrocities committed against them across India.
    • Date: 2009
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    Bibara /
    Calcutta unabashed | Bibar Catalog Record Only
    The film revolves around the love-related drama of a call girl and one of her customers, who, in spite of his tender feelings for her, ultimately kills her to end the relationship.
    • Date: 2006
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    An other journey-- outreach programmes at NID /
    Another journey-- outreach program Catalog Record Only
    A documentary of an outreach program promoting the idea of hand made in India, with an introduction by Dr. Darlie O. Koshy, executive director of India's National Institute of Design explaining the design intervention projects for artists and craftsmen of India's rural populations to bring together their perspective of traditional design and combine them with modernity to increase market size while still working from ...
    • Date: 2005
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    Survival. Leopard of the wild / Catalog Record Only Copyright: no reg. Copyright notice on video: Survival Anglia Ltd. ; 1979. Series title taken from cassette container. British national film & video catalogue, 1985, p. 67, no. 599.742.7 lists title as Survival special: the leopard that changed its spots. Narrated by David Niven ; filmed by G. Dieter Plage ; film editors, Leslie Parry, Ken Hansford ; music, Marc Wilkinson ; associate producer, ...
    • Date: 1987
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    India invented. The nation comes of age /
    Nation comes of age | India invented : Catalog Record Only
    Also in the series: No. 1. Exploring Indian history; No. 2. Dawn of civilisation; No. 3. Age of enlightenment; No. 4. Age of iron; No. 5. The Buddha overtaken; No. 6. The spice of life; No. 7. The long twilight; No. 8. Pilgrims' progress; No. 9. Islam comes to Hindustan; No. 10. West meets East; No. 11. The age of empire; No. 12. Colonial ...
    • Date: 1999
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    Open frame. Long sails /
    Long sails Catalog Record Only
    The film dwells on the life and struggles of a celebrated village of fishermen in Kerala, India.
    • Date: 2004
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    Emerging ties : India & Central Asia / Catalog Record Only The film brings out the vast opportunities that have emerged for fruitful, multifaceted ties between India & the Central Asia states.
    • Date: 2010
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    Maṛhī dā dīwā
    Marhi da deeva Catalog Record Only
    Melodrama about feudalism, based on a popular novel by Gurdial Singh. The story chronicles the shift from feudal sharecropping to capitalist farming over two generations of the region's rural elite. Jasbir, the son of the sharecropper, Thola, is treated as a brother by the landlord Dharm Singh. The landlord's son, however, does not continue his family tradition. As Jasbir's mother belongs to a nomad ...
    • Contributor: Surindara Siṅgha - Guradiāla Siṅgha - National Film Development Corporation of India
    • Date: 2013
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    Can't hide me Catalog Record Only Women and girls are often put down. Silently. Subtly. Bound by invisible chains. In their homes, on the streets, in schools and playgrounds. Is it possible for them to fight back? And what happens when they find the courage to do so? Parvati, Mallika and Heena haven't met each other but they share much in common. They are amongst those who are taking extraordinary ...
    • Contributor: Mohindar, Madhuri - Mehrotra, Rajiv - Public Service Broadcasting Trust (New Delhi, India) - Prasar Bharti Corporation (India) - Doordarshan (Television Station : New Delhi, India)
    • Date: 2014
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    Mahadhiveshan, voices of solidarity / Catalog Record Only On the triumph meeting of Narmada Mahila Sangh, women cooperatives of Hoshangābād and Betūl District, India.
    • Date: 2009
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    From piety to plenty : a documentary on Dharmasthala /
    Documentary on Dharmasthala Catalog Record Only
    Film focuses on the convergence of rituals and showcases rock temples and classical elements in the folk deities or Shiva Gana of Dharmasthala. For several millennia, Lord Manjunath has been worshippped in the form of Linga. The Shaivite deity is worshipped by Vaishnavite priests and the traditional Dharmadhikari is from a Jaina family.
    • Date: 2007
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    Basu Bhattacharya's Aavishkar /
    Aavishkar Catalog Record Only
    Popular Hindi motion picture.
    • Contributor: Bhattacharya, Basu
    • Date: 2003
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    Mujhe jeene do /
    Mujhe jīne do Catalog Record Only
    This movie is based on the dacoits of Chambal Valley in Madhya Pradesh. It traces the life of the dacoit, a role played by Sunil Dutt and his love for a prostitute whom he marries. They also have a child. The harsh conditions and the day-to-day life of the the dacoits is depicted. Police are after Sunil Dutt yet he escapes their clutches only ...
    • Date: 2007
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    Treasures of North East India : compendium on the colourful cultures of Northeast India. Catalog Record Only Documentary on the culutral heritage of Northeastern India, an area known collectively as the Seven Sister States, captured through interviews regarding history and symbolism of costumes as depicted in filmed performances of indigenous games, religious festivals, songs and dances with English subtitles of lyrics, translations and narrations; includes historical performances in black and white.
    • Date: 2006
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    TASHER DESH motion picture | Feature film (over 60 minutes). Inc: Erik Truffaz, trumpet. (Soundtrack Personnel). Motion Picture (Form).
    • Contributor: Kaushik Mukherjee - Kaushil Mukherjee
    • Date: 2012
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    Poetry on walls : Bishnupur terracotta temple. Catalog Record Only Documentary on the Terra-cotta Temples of Bishnupur, India.
    • Date: 2002
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    Undiscovered spiritual and cultural heritage of Jammu /
    Navratra festival, Katra Catalog Record Only
    Copyright notice not available. Music, Chaman Panthi. In Hindi. Gift; 2012-01-26. Acquired for the Library of Congress only.
    • Date: 200?
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    Apna jungle apni kahani / Catalog Record Only Short film on the people's conservation movement around the Sariska Tiger Reserve.
    • Date: 2001
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    Eḍsa jāgarṇa : nukkaṛa nāṭaka va gīta / Catalog Record Only On AIDS disease; Street play and songs.
    • Date: 1999